Haudenosaunee Micro-Short Film Program 2022

The Haudenosaunee Micro-Short Film Program, curated by Seneca filmmaker Terry J. Jones, will feature a collection of short films created by Haudenosaunee filmmakers from all over Turtle Island.

From narrative to documentary, experimental to dance, youth films to animation, this robust collection of micro-short films exemplifies the breadth of talent of established and emerging Haudenosaunee filmmakers. Haudenosaunee artists appearing on the filmmaker panel include host Terry Jones (Seneca), and TBA.

Participating Haudenosaunee Filmmakers

Caleb Abrams (Seneca) • Alyssa Golden (Seneca) •  Page Bethmann (Mohawk) • Yehwatsironnyons Hill (Mohawk) • Jodi Lynn Maracle (Mohawk) • Kahstoserakwathe Paulette Moore (Mohawk) • Terry J. Jones (Seneca) • January Marie Rogers (Mohawk/Tuscarora) • Judith Schuyler (Onyota’a:ka, Oneida Nation) • Rosy Simas (Seneca) • Six Nations Art Club Youth (Haudenosaunee) • Raven Two Feathers (Seneca, Cherokee, Cayuga, Comanche) • Kegan VanEvery (Seneca)

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Event Details

Sunday, September 4, 2022 @ 1:00pm–3:00pm
Burchfield Penney Art Center
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222

  • 12:30pm: Check-in
  • 1:00pm–1:45pm: Haudenosaunee Micro-Short Film Program (14 films)
  • 1:45pm–2:30pm: Haudenosaunee filmmaker panel discussion with Terry Jones and other filmmakers Jodi Lynn Maracle, January Marie Rogers and Kahstoserakwathe Paulette Moore followed by an audience Q&A
  • Admission is FREE
  • Optional donations accepted online or at the door (50% of your donation will be shared with participating filmmakers, directly supporting independent Indigenous filmmaking, 50% supports Spark Filmmakers Collaborative public events and programming)

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Cloakroom available. For directions and parking information, visit burchfieldpenney.org.

The Haudenosaunee Micro-Short Film Program is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Services Inc. Additional funding has been provided by the office of Buffalo Common Councilman Joseph Golumbeck, Jr.

The Haudenosaunee Micro-Short Film Program, which opens the MicroMania Film Festival 2022, is a unique collaboration between Spark Filmmakers Collaborative, Native Spirit Film Festival, and Torn Jersey Media. Torn Jersey Media is an independent Indigenous media company founded by Terry Jones (Seneca – wolf clan). Terry is also a strategic advisor for Native Spirit Film Festival. The artwork for the Haudenosaunee Micro-Short Film Program was designed by Terry Jones.

A special Video on Demand presentation of the film program will be available to view online from September 3–17 for $5.

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Saturday, September 3, 2022


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Saturday, September 3, 2022
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Burchfield Penney Art Center
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202


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