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  1. Call for Entries from imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

    April 26, 2011

    The submission deadline for the 12th annual imagineNative Film + Media Arts Festival is June 1, 2011.  This year’s festival runs from October 19 to 23, 2011, in Toronto. imagineNATIVE is an international Festival that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples at the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio and new media.Each fall, the

  2. Native Kids React to Hollywood’s Portrayal of Indians

    November 3, 2010

    We hope you enjoyed Neil Diamond’s documentary Reel Injun: On the Trail with the Hollywood Indian last night on Independent Lens. With the film still fresh in your head, check out how a classroom of Native children react to a Hollywood version of an Indian massacre in the film Little Big Man (starring Dustin Hoffman).        Let us know what you think on our

  3. Tuesday on Independent Lens: Reel Injun

    November 2, 2010

    Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian premieres tonight at 10 PM on Independent Lens (check local listings). The documentary by Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond is an entertaining trip through the evolution of North American Native people ("The Indians") as portrayed in famous Hollywood movies, from the silent era to today. Traveling through the

  4. America Ferrera Kicks Off Native American Heritage Month

    November 1, 2010

    The film Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian airs this Tuesday, November 2 on Independent Lens. Director Neil Diamond’s documentary explores the depiction of Natives on the big screen and television throughout modern cinema — from the noble savage, to the grinning right-hand man to the white hero, to recent inroads made in films by and about

  5. Reel Injun Stirs Debate in Portland

    October 7, 2010

    Pat Kruis, from Oregon Public Broadcasting, reports on a recent Community Cinema screening of Reel Injun in Portland, OR. The event was hosted by OPB and the University of Oregon School of Journalism. Find upcoming Community Cinema events near you and join the conversation on our Facebook page.  Community Cinema reminds me of how much I miss watching