British Columbia Film Festivals (Canada)
Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival, (Vancouver BC) "Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival (VIMAF) is an Aboriginal-run media arts organization ... rebuilding the West Coast’s film, video and media arts presence"
Cowichan International Aboriginal Festival of Film & Art, (Cowichan BC) "The festival accepts submissions from Independent Film Makers, (indigenous film makers, or collaborations with indigenous talent in key creative roles) and from Student and Youth."
Haida Gwaii Film Festival, (Skidegate BC) "The mandate of the Images on the Archipelago Film Festival Society is to give exposure to Canadian films, support filmmaking education, facilitate all our local islanders to express themselves through films, and build bridges between the communities of Haida Gwaii and the world."
UBC Ethnographic Film Festival (Vancouver BC) "The 6th International Festival of Anthropology Film Festival (September, 2012), Occupy Anthropology! is organized by The Ethnographic Film Unit at UBC in collaboration with The Museum of Anthropology. and the University Neighbourhoods Association."
Canadian Film Festivals
Imagine Native, (Toronto Ontario), "The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples at the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio, and new media. Each fall, imagineNATIVE presents a selection of the most compelling and distinctive Indigenous works from around the globe. The Festival's programming, cultural & social events, and Industry Series attract and connect filmmakers, media artists, programmers, buyers, and industry professionals. The works accepted reflect the diversity of the world's Indigenous nations and illustrate the vitality and excellence of our art and culture in contemporary media."
Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival (WAFF), (Winnipeg, MA) "The Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival is the 3rd largest festival in North America dedicated to showcasing the best new indigenous film and video from across Canada, the US and around the world. Both on and off screen, WAFF’s mandate is to celebrate and cultivate indigenous storytelling"
Native American Film + Video Festival (The National Museum of the American Indian: Film & Video)
(New York, NY) "The Native American Film + Video Festival, organized by the NMAI Film and Video Center, celebrates the creative energy of Native American directors, producers, writers, actors, musicians, cultural activists, and others who support their endeavors."
American Indian Film Institute Festival (San Francisco, CA)
The First Nations Film and Video Festival (FNFVF) (Chicago, Illinois)