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17th Annual LA SKINS FEST

November 14 @ 8:00 amNovember 19 @ 11:59 pm

The 17th Annual LA SKINS FEST takes place this November 14th – 19th, 2023 with screenings at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood! The year’s festival will showcase over sixty films and host filmmakers from around the world. Stay tuned for showtimes and tickets. Once again, this year’s festival will offer a week-long series of events throughout Hollywood. The film festival will premier exciting new indigenous films and provide a genuine celebration of our filmmakers.

The festival is an initiative of the Native American non-profit the Barcid Foundation and aims to showcase the rising talent in Native American filmmaking. This year the LA SKINS FEST is expanding the screening series to accommodate the growing talent in Indian Country.

Corporate support of the LA SKINS FEST plays an essential role in the life of the festival and emphasizes the festival’s commitment to quality, exploration, and excellence in the art of cinema, TV and new media. The LA Skins Fest is privileged to partner with some of the world’s most renowned entertainment brands this year; including including Comcast NBCUniversal, Bad Robot, Motion Picture Association, Snap Foundation, YAHOO, Bank of America, Pop Culture Collaborative, San ManueL Band of Mission Indians, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash, Los Angeles County Arts and Culture, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Sony Pictures Entertainment, A+E Networks.


The prestigious LA Skins Fest ranks among the country’s best film festivals and is an annual gathering for film industry insiders, cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers, and critics. The LA Skins Fest is considered a major launching ground for Indian Country’s most talked about films. Founded in 2007, the LA Skins Fest, presented in the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, is a 6-day multicultural event celebrating the art of film, TV and new media. The LA Skins Fest’s long‐standing commitment is to join filmmakers and film connoisseurs together to experience great cinema. The exciting schedule consists of dozens of filmmakers presenting their newest works, special artist development programs, tributes to community leaders, special events, and remarkable films. Festival headquarters are in Los Angeles, CA.


Nov 14 - 19 2023


All Day


TCL Chinese Theater


LA Skins Fest