Comcast said it is celebrating Native American Heritage Month in November with a collection of free movies, TV specials and music that's available to digital video subscribers on set-tops, its web video hub, Xfinity.com/TV, and on its Xfinity TV Go app.
Tied in, the MSO said it will, for the first time, offer exclusive access to a stock of new independent film festival content from LA Skins Fest and Red Nation Film Festival & Awards Show. Comcast’s offering will also include movies and TV specials from HBO and NBC, including feature film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee and Life Connected, a documentary. Comcast will offer a selection of rental titles, including The Last of the Mohicans, and Windtalkers. http://rednationfilmfestival.com
"Xfinity TV is proud to bring the rich culture of the Native American community through relevant content available to customers on our platforms,” said Ruben Mendiola, VP and GM of multicultural services, Comcast Cable, in a statement. "We feel our new partnerships with Red Nation and LA Skins will help deliver significant content to a much broader audience, and we plan to continue to bring customers even more relevant cultural programming in the future."