Native Cinema at 11th annual Dgo. Independent Film Festival

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On March 2-6, 2016 catch some of the best films around and join Durango Film, an Independent Film Festival for fantastic films and fun this year. Film selections that are directed, produced, feature or involve Native Americans will be competing for festival awards and honors. This year, four programs present Native Cinema which has been developing a strong following at previous festivals. In total, eleven films comprise the Native Cinema category. These films span generations and the entire North American Continent to present current and significant evolutions in Native Cinema.

The program for the 11th annual festival is available online at and be sure to check out the Native Cinema programs; The Changing Woman Diaries, Generation Z, Native Lebowski, and Traditional Trail Home.

A Special screening will be held at the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum on Monday, Feb. 29, doors open at 5:30 p.m. with show time at 6 p.m. This is a free event with filmmakers present for Q&A after the show. See Museum website for titles.

The Native Cinema Film Reception, a free event that features visiting filmmakers, will be hosted by the Toh-Atin Gallery, 145 W 9th St., on Thursday, March 7 at 4-8 p.m. Festival Passes are available online or at the Ticket Office inside the Durango Welcome Center, 802 Main Ave.

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