Holba' Pisachi' Native Film Festival Schedule:
10 a.m. Welcome and ceremonial prayer in Chickasaw language by Rose Jefferson (Chickasaw elder)
10:10 a.m. J. Nicole Hatfield live painting demonstration begins in the Anoli' Theater lobby
10:10 a.m. Short films from Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) students
11:10 a.m. Chickasaw stomp dance demonstration
11:30 a.m. Blessed starring Delanna Studi
11:55 a.m. Q&A with Delanna Studi
1 p.m. Native Fashion Show
1:30 p.m. Q&A with Native Fashion Show designers Patricia Michaels, Leslie Deer, Margaret Roach Wheeler and Tyra Shackleford
1:45 p.m. Excerpt reading from AND SO WE WALKED: An Artist's Journey Along the Trail of Tears, an original play written and performed by Delanna Studi
1:55 p.m. Q&A with Delanna Studi
2:10 p.m. Barking Water starring Casey Camp-Horinek
3:30 p.m. Q&A with Casey Camp-Horinek
3:45 p.m. Native Women en Masse: Harmony Through Cultural Identity and Allegiance in Electronic Media panel discussion with Delanna Studi, Casey Camp-Horinek, Dr. Joely Proudfit and Jeannie Barbour
4:15 p.m. Bearer of the Morning: The Life of Te Ata Thompson Fisher documentary
5:15 p.m. Q&A with Jeannie Barbour
5:30 p.m. Red carpet photos and autographs
6:30 p.m. Hostiles 
8:45 p.m. Q&A with Dr. Joely Proudfit

Upcoming Events

  • All Day

    Come explore the life of Mary “Te Ata” Thompson Fisher and her journey to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. View items owned and worn by Te Ata, as well as...

    Feb. 5 - Nov. 11 Te Ata Exhibit
  • 10:00AM

    The Chickasaw Cultural Center is excited to announce Marathon Matinee films during the month of September! Admission to these select weekend-matinee films will be free and concession items will be...

    Sep. 15 - Sep. 30 Marathon Matinee Films
  • 10:00AM

    11:00 a.m. Stomp Dance Demonstration
    2:00 p.m. Stomp Dance Demonstration

    Anoli' Theater
    10:30 a.m. Behind the Scenes (film)
    11:30 a.m. First Encounter (film)
    1:00 p.m. Bearer of the...

    Sep. 21 Friday