Celebrating its 44th annual, the San Francisco based festival has become a trusted guide to contemporary Native American life. A reliable, celebratory and empowering event, the Festival’s array of programs – films, workshops, receptions, awards show – work to replace stereotypes with authentic representations of Native traditions, history and present-day life.

AIFF44 showcases feature films, shorts, documentaries, animation, music videos and public service works of and about Native American/American Indians by filmmakers all around the world.

Call for Entry Opens March 1, 2019

  • Early Bird Deadline • March 31, 2019

  • Regular Deadline • August 2, 2019

  • Extended Deadline • September 8, 2019