about the festival
Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival: Celebrating Indigenous World Cinema is a new film festival showcasing, celebrating, and promoting the work of local and international Indigenous filmmakers to create a greater understanding of Indigenous cultures and their contemporary artistic expressions.
We are dedicated to:
Building a community around Native American and Indigenous focused and/or produced film
Presenting a broad representation of contemporary Indigenous cinema for a diverse audience
Engaging and educating festival attendees via interaction with attending filmmakers
Providing an opportunity for students to gain experience in cultural film programming and exhibition
A partnership between Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona, the festival’s presenting entities are the UA Hanson FilmTV Institute and the Cline Library at NAU. The festival’s Co-Directors are Shepherd Tsosie (Diné) and Vicky Westover.
Co-Directors: NAU Cline Library's Shepherd Tsosie (Diné) and UA Hanson FilmTV Institute's Vicky Westover
Assistant Director: Kerryn Negus, UA Hanson FilmTV Institute
Committee: David Church, David Gray, Susan Slonaker, Octaviana V. Trujillo (Yaqui)
Technical Director: Dan Brock, University of Arizona
Guest Narrative Programmer: Sydney Freeland (Navajo)
Post-screening discussant: Octaviana V. Trujillo (Yaqui)
Special Projects: Mathew Bogaert
Social Media Coordinator: Emily Herrera