The Virginia Film Festival acknowledges the Monacan Nation, the traditional owners of the land and waters upon where it takes place, as well as their elders, past, present, and emerging. Please join us in acknowledging and paying respect to the traditional custodians of the land we are on today, the Monacan people. For more information, please visit monacannation.com.
Indigenous Cinema of the Americas Series
The VAFF is proud to present an annual Indigenous Cinema of the Americas series, showcasing the work of Indigenous filmmakers and providing a platform for discussion around the complex issues facing this Indigenous communities.
The 2023 Indigenous Cinema of the Americas series is presented by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, which receives support from the Virginia General Assembly, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
Film still: Frybread Face and Me