The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe hosts part of SIFF, the Seattle International Film Festival, at its Snoqualmie Casino.
On Friday, May 17, the casino is the site of a complementary showcase celebrating Native American cinema. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and admission is free.
At 6 p.m., Tracy Rector, of nationally recognized native media arts organization Longhouse Media, will be presenting a selection of inspiring Native American short films created by young filmmakers.
At 7:30 p.m., the festival celebrates the 15th anniversary of author Sherman Alexie's film "Smoke Signals." Visitors can meet the cast, including actors Elaine Miles, Evan Adams and Michelle St. John, in attendance.