Virtual Holba' Pisachi' Native Film Festival

  • 💲This event is free and available to the public at the Facebook group, "Chickasaw Cultural Center 2021 Virtual Holba' Pisachi' Native Film Festlival".

The Chickasaw Cultural Center’s seventh annual Holba' Pisachi' Native Film Festival will be presented virtually Saturday Nov. 6, beginning at 4 p.m. CDT in the film festival’s Facebook Group page. This year’s theme is “A Virtual Panorama of the Native Lens through Cinema.” This event will feature 12 films, filmmaker interviews and more.

Experience First American filmmakers from across the country in genres of music video, animation, short and feature films, documentaries, public service announcements and interviews from accomplished artists including Shaun DeGraff, Spencer Battiest, Doc Native, Joseph Erb, Ben-Alex Durpris, Erica Tremblay, Mike J. Marin, Jeffrey Palmer, Mark Williams, Chickasaw Nation Multimedia and Chickasaw Press.

See the event agenda below and follow activities as they premiere on the Chickasaw Cultural Center 2021 Virtual Holba' Pisachi' Native Film Festival Facebook Group. A Facebook account is required to view the event.

Schedule of Events:

4 p.m. CDT

Music Videos

Dream – Doc Native (Seminole Tribe of Florida) featuring Spencer Battiest (Seminole Tribe of Florida)

The Storm (Live from Home) – Doc Native featuring Spencer Battiest

You and I – Shaun DeGraff (Chickasaw)

Hold On – Shaun DeGraff featuring Brad Clonch (Mississippi Choctaw)


4:30 p.m. CDT

Short Films/Documentaries

Little Chief – Erica Tremblay (Seneca-Cayuga)

Unboxed: The Art of Action Figure Photography – Mike J. Marin (Navajo/Laguna Pueblo/Washo)

Grave Misgivings – Jeffrey Palmer (Kiowa)

Ikhaiyana La Chi (I Will Remember) - Mark Williams (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)


5:50 p.m. CDT

Animated Short Films

How Rabbit Lost Its Tail – Chickasaw Nation Multimedia

Uktena and Thunder – Joseph Erb (Cherokee)

Sister Wolves - Ben-Alex Dupris (Colville Confederated Tribes)

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