Keep the Fire Lit-lost tribes of Texas
Made By Native People for Native People
This indie documentary was filmed and produced in the course of 3 years on a shoestring budget. Now as it makes its film debut, Keep the Fire Lit – lost tribes of Texas is globe-trotting, traveling to Europe and parts of Asia as well as both South and North America.
First- time filmmaker Fox RedSky, in partnership with awarding-winning filmmaker Adrian Santiago, delivers brilliant and profound insights into the world of Texas Native tribes. We watch, as though through the eyes of native people, as they tell their stories and recount their Texan history for the first time ever!
Just the BEGINNING …..
Keep the Fire Lit – lost tribes of Texas is really just the beginning. We hope it will lend itself to a documentary series. There is just too much of the story to tell! It is the first peek into native people’s lives and stories here in Texas—the start of something far larger then we couldn’t sum up in a single 75 minute feature-length film.
While the filmmakers are proud of this journey into the true story of the Texas tribes, many tribes were not filmed due to the limitations of money and time. This is your opportunity to help these talented filmmakers continue to tell the Tribes of Texas Story and their connection and migration through Canada and Mexico. Lend your support and make a difference. Donate today!
Meet Our Film Makers
Adrian Santiago is an award-winning independent filmmaker from Dallas / Fort Worth.
After receiving a Hi-8 analog Sony Camcorder for Christmas 1998 from his parents, Adrian would go on to shoot numerous shorts, commercials, and feature-length productions… quietly picking up nominations and wins at film competitions and film festivals along the way.
TRAVELING the world
As of Now
Currently, Keep the Fire Lit-lost tribes of Texas as of now is completed 75 min feature length documentary for the people by the people. Traveling all over the world , Keep the fire Lit visited 9 different Country in 3 different continents and is still hot on the film festival pow wow trail. We are currently looking into distribution world wide and looking into pre -production into the next film of our Keep the Fire Lit series.
Making more movies! We want to hear your tribes stories and lift up your voice. This series of Documentaries are for the Native people by the Native people. For more information on how you can be in the next film please click the button below. Thank you for time and patience.
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The 24th RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival (RNIFF) – the Authentic Voice of American Indian and Indigenous Cinema – is the largest Native film festival in the country and was the first Native festival in Los Angeles. RNIFF routinely secures top Native films and is dedicated to increasing the visibility of American Indian and Indigenous storytellers and artists in the entertainment landscape.