Held at the New Mexico History Museum, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian presents the 18th annual Native Cinema Showcase, screening more than 50 feature-length and short films representing nine countries and more than 33 Native Nations. The 2018 selections feature themes of justice as it applies to many different facets of Native life and community. Among the many topics, the films explore criminal justice, tribal law and government, the environment, and LGBTQ rights. More than half of the showcase’s selections are films by women filmmakers. All of the museum’s Saturday, Aug. 18, screenings are family friendly, and the day includes a special outdoor screening of Disney/Pixar’s Coco at the Santa Fe Railyard Park. Admission to the showcase’s events is free.
Show Hours: Tues. 14 – 7:00 pm, Weds. 15 – 1:00 pm, 3 pm, 7 pm, Thurs. 16 – 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 7:00 pm,
Fri. 17 – 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 7:00 pm, Sat. 18 – 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Sun. 19 – 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Event information: Click here