The NatiVisions Film Festival offers Native American actors, filmmakers, writers, directors an opportunity to present their current work. Over the past 14 years we have created a very successful festival to present to the area reaching people throughout the United States.

Included every year, several Native-made movies that feature Q&A’s with Native American filmmakers.

Film screening are free and open to all

Screenings are held at the Bluewater Cinemas located in the Bluewater Resort & Casino. Along the Colorado River.

Best Short Film
Best Feature Film

1) Entries must be by/or have a Native American/First Nation/Indigenous artist involved in the project (Please include tribal affiliation).

2) We accept films made by non-Native American filmmaker but the films must be Native American themed.

3) Works must be made within the past two years

4) Films in languages other than English with English subtitles will be accepted for consideration as long as they fit criteria #1.

Overall Rating
  • I was unable to attend but festivals like NatiVisions Film Festival are sorely needed. In this media world where it is difficult for Native peoples own their own voice, their own culture, their own stories and representations, fests by Natives for Natives become so very important and I am proud to have had my film "The Final Meeting" among the selections.

    As the Director of the First Nations Film and Video Festival in Chicago, it is awesome to see such film festivals across the country also dedicated to first-voice and self-representation in media and film.

    Great communications and clear guidelines. I hope submit more films to NatiVisions Film Festival.

    January 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Ernest it was great to screen your film at our festival