Native Spirit Film Festival: London hosts screenings of Indigenous films and talks by filmmakers

Native Spirit Film Festival returns to London presenting contemporary Indigenous Film, Native Media and Artists from 12 October.

For nine days, from 12-20 October, around 100 movies made by Indigenous filmmakers in every corner of the planet will be screened in venues across London. They include Nigerian Yoruba, Filipino T’boli, Native American Mohawk, and Finnish Sámi.

Many of the artists featured in the movies and filmmakers will attend the Festival, showcasing their work, and debate the challenges of Indigenous life. The action kicks off on Saturday, October 12th, Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the US.

Native Spirit Film Festival was founded by Mapuche filmmaker Freddy Treuquil in 2005. It is the UK’s first and only independent annual festival promoting contemporary Indigenous Cinema, MediaMakers and Artists and are event participants with Unesco International.

For Native Spirit Film Festival’s full listings, visit Eventbrite

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