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Volume 4 December, 2011

American Indian Motion Picture Award Winners
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California: The 36th American Indian Film Festival was held last month in San Francisco. The festival recognizes excellence in USA American Indian and Canada First Nations cinematic achievement. It is among the most prominent  showcases for Indian Country and Native Cinema.

This years film festival ended with the American Indian Motion Picture Awards Show at the Palace of Fine Arts. 

BEST FILM
Shouting Secrets
Korinna Sehringer, Director
BEST DIRECTOR
Andrew Okpeaha MacLean
 On The Ice
BEST ACTOR
Chaske Spencer
Shouting Secrets
BEST ACTRESS
Michelle St. John
Every Emotion Costs
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
 Tyler Christopher
Shouting Secrets
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Roseanne Supernault
Every Emotion Costs
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
The Thick Dark Fog
Randy Vasquez, Director
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT 
Columbus Day Legacy
Bennie Klain, Director
BEST LIVE SHORT SUBJECT 
Search For The World's Best Indian Taco
Steven Paul Judd, Director
BEST ANIMATION
Amaqqut Nunaat (The Country of Wolves)
 Neil Christopher, Director
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
The Storm
Steven Paul Judd, Director
BEST INDUSTRIAL
American Indian Actors
Sterlin Harjo, Director

EAGLE SPIRIT AWARD HONOREES
Everett Freeman (Posthumous Presentation) and Jessie Little Doe Baird
(The Eagle Awards honors individuals of outstanding character, fortitude, and career accomplishments in music/ media arts, eco-political/ fishing rights activism and governmental accountability.)

 

 Eagle Spirit Award Honoree Trailer

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