The Fort Smith International Film Festival is a 2-day experience celebrating the artistic expression and diverse experiences of Native American and People of Color through film, panel discussions, music, food, and more.

Friday August 13, 2021


5:00pm Doors
5:30pm Welcome
6:30pm Local/Regional Filmmakers Showcase with Q&A 9:00pm Special Guests & Keynote Speaker 11:00pm White Collar Sideshow (:53 Live Show with Video) Midnight VENUE CLOSE

Saturday August 14, 2021

The Bakery District

(Short Films)

9:30am Doors
10:00am Documentary Block (:45)
11:00am Drama Block (2:04)
1:20pm Animation Block (1:20)
2:55pm Indigenous Block (1:16)
4:30pm People of Color Block (1:50)
6:35pm Comedy & Experimental Block (1:39) 8:30pm Action / Adventure Block (1:25) 10:10pm SCI-FI Block (1:23)

(Informational & Filmmaker Panels)

1:15pm High School & College Filmmakers
2:15pm Drama Filmmakers
3:15pm People of Color Filmmakers
4:15pm Indigenous Filmmakers
5:15pm Diversity and Ethnicity in Film - Moderator Olivia Jennings
6:15pm Film Production - Tristar Global Entertainment
7:15pm Action Filmmakers 
8:15pm Comedy / Experimental Filmmakers
9:15pm Sci-Fi Filmmakers

906 Cigar Lounge

(Music Videos & Documentaries)

1:00pm Doors
1:15pm Music Video Block (2:24)
3:55pm Moonshot Doc (1:10)*
5:40pm Music Video Block (2:24)
8:20pm Cate Bros Doc (1:03)*
10:00pm Featured Local & Regional Music Video Block (1:30) 11:30 VENUE CLOSE

5 Star Productions


9:30am Doors
10:00am Built lands (1:22)
11:40:am Don andyachi gosht [A story of Two eggs] (:40)
12:35pm The New Abolitionists (1:39)*
2:50pm Land of Lights and Shadows (1:01)*
4:30pm Indians, Outlaws, Marshals and the Hangin' Judge (1:20)* 6:25pm Whitewashed: The Ethnic Cleansing of America (:56)* 8:00pm BLACK BOYS (1:35)*
10:10pm The Lost Hunter (:47)*

The Majestic

(Features & HS Shorts)

9:30am High School Shorts Block (1:37)
Noon Djäkamirr:caretaker of pregnancy and birth (:41) 1:00pm Kaali Maati (1:50)
3:05pm Jacks & Jills (:56)*
4:40pm The Penitent Thief (1:33)*
6:50pm Three Souls (1:35)*
9:00pm The Rock of Gibraltar (1:30)*
11:05pm Change Over to Ceremony


*Filmmaker Q&A (:20)
[:15 Change Over between each Film or Category Block] Start times have been rounded up to nearest 5min mark.

Bakery District

5 Star Productions

The Majestic

906 Lounge