Holba' Pisachi' Film Festival

Attend the Holbaꞌ Pisachiꞌ Native Film Festival, Saturday, July 15. Special guests include actor Wes Studi who starred in Dances with Wolves, Last of the Mohicans and Avatar and actor Martin Sensmeier who starred in Magnificent Seven and is the lead actor in The Chickasaw Rancher.

Enjoy Native American documentaries, short films and feature films as well as special presentations and interview-style panels with accomplished filmmakers and actors.

The Aaimpaꞌ Café will feature an Indian taco bar from 5 – 7 p.m., $6 includes Indian Taco bar and drink. Concession prices are popcorn - $2, candy - $1, bottled soda - $1.50, water - $1.

Schedule of events:

All festival events and presentations are open to the public at no charge.

10 a.m.      Introduction

                   Student films, Native American Club film students of Director Angelo Baca 

10:20 a.m. Island to Island, Jacqueline Hazen and Angelo Baca

11 a.m.      Stomp dance demonstration

11:30 a.m. Behind and In Front of the Camera, interview style presentation by John Gibbs

12:30 p.m. Shiloh, filmmaker Mark Williams

1:05 p.m.    Introduction to filmmaker Kyle Bell

                    Dig it if You Can

                    Defend the Sacred

                    Q&A with Kyle Bell      

2 p.m.         Stomp dance demonstration

2:30 p.m.    Geronimo: An American Legend, Wes Studi

4:25 p.m.    Q&A with Wes Studi

4:45 p.m.    Tour de Force in Native Cinema: We Are One, panel discussion with Wes Studi, Martin Sensmeier, Kyle Bell and John    Gibbs. Panel moderated by Chris Eyre, film director and Fran Parchcorn, Events Operations Director, Chickasaw Cultural Center

5:10 p.m.    Red carpet, photographs and autograph tables with Wes Studi, Martin Sensmeier

6:30 p.m.    Magnificent Seven, Martin Sensmeier

8:45 p.m.    Q&A with Martin Sensmeier

9 p.m.        Red carpet and photographs

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