“Te Ata,” based on the inspirational true story of Chickasaw storyteller Mary Thompson Fisher, is among the elite films selected for competition at the Bentonville (Arkansas) Film Festival (BFF).
The world's oldest venue dedicated solely to showcasing Native American films has selected the Chickasaw Nation’s “First Encounter” for screening in November.
Native films and filmmakers will be in the spotlight Aug. 15-16 during the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s Holbaꞌ Pisachiꞌ Native Film Festival.
DeadCenter is hosting a special screening event featuring the First Encounter documentary on Saturday, June 13, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the OKC Museum of Art.
The Chickasaw Nation’s first film of the Chickasaw Heritage Series earned top honors as Best Short Documentary at the Trail Dance Film Festival in January.
A hypnotic Oklahoma sunset – blazing pastels of pink, purple and red – was showing off just as a “Discover Oklahoma” film crew prepared to interview native Oklahoman Cindy Pickett.
Following a nationwide search, the cast of “Te Ata” is set and filming is now underway in several Oklahoma locations.
The search is underway in the Tulsa area for Native American actors to star in a tribally-produced feature film which shares the story of a trailblazing Native American entertainer.
The search is underway in the Albuquerque area for Native American actors to star in a tribally-produced feature film which shares the story of a trailblazing Native American entertainer.
Casting calls are now underway for a motion picture based on the life of Mary Frances Thompson, who is best known by her stage name, Te Ata.
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