On January 24 through January 25th, 2020, the Inaugural Sarasota Native American Film Festival took place on the campus of New College of Florida. This festival showcased films that speak to the Native American/Indigenous Peoples experience in America today.
The films included The Buffalo Hunt, Moses on the Mesa, Music on the Road and Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. Each film will include an opportunity to interact with the filmmakers, producers and the subjects involved in the film.
Highlighting the festival was the visit of Julian Bear Runner, Oglala Sioux Tribe President. The festival featured Native American music and dance.
President Bear Runner visited various high schools in the area to discuss the situation today of Native Americans.
This festival was presented by the Boxser Diversity Initiative and The Sarasota Film Festival, in collaboration with several local organizations, The New College of Florida, with the American Indian Movement of Florida of Florida and Path Legacy.
Read more about it in Sarasota Magazine.