The eighth annual First Nations festival continues November 19 through 21 at the American Indian Center of Chicago, 1630 W. Wilson; Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand; and Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson. Among the screenings, Rodrick Pocowatchit’s Dancing on the Moon (2003, 90 min.) is a narrative about three teens on their way to a powwow who get stranded along a deserted stretch of road in Kansas. Alanis Obomsawin directed Our Nationhood (2003, 96 min.), about a Mi’gmaq community that protests commercial logging on its ancestral lands in Quebec. Rick Derby’s Rocks With Wings (2002, 112 min.) tells the story of a women’s basketball team overcoming differences between the members. And John Goheen’s American Nizhoni (57 min.) follows three candidates–the only three candidates, in fact–competing to become Miss Navajo in 2002. For more information call 773-275-5871; a complete schedule is available online at