Published October 15, 2015
OMAHA—The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) hosts the Third Annual Native American Film Festival in Omaha, Nov. 6-8. Festival activities kick off at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Joslyn Art Museum with a screening of Wind Walkers, followed by a Q&A with actor Rudy Youngblood (Comanche, Cree, and Yaqui) and filmmakers Russell Friedenberg and Heather Rae (Cherokee).
The festival continues at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at UNO’s Roskens Hall, 6001 Dodge St., with a screening of Family Friendly Films and a producing workshop with Rae and Friedenberg. At 1 p.m., attend a screening of First Circle followed by a Q&A with Rae and Friedenberg. At the same time, Youngblood and Friedenberg will conduct an acting workshop. A screening of Trudell, followed by a Q&A with Rae and Friedenberg, is scheduled for 3 p.m., and a screening of Frozen River at 7 p.m., followed by a Q&A with Rae.
On Sunday at UNO’s Roskens Hall will be a 1 p.m. screening of Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi and a 3 p.m. screening of Mother Kuskokwim, followed by a Q&A with Timothy Guthrie and Creighton Backpack Journalism Students.