Civic Films is gritty, mixed media storytelling. Civic Films celebrates Native people in creative industries and prioritizes working with Native artists.
Fox Maxy (Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians and Payómkawichum) (she/her) film director and artist based in San Diego, California. Her first feature film, Gush, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2023. She is a 2022-2024 Borderlands Fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics (VLC) at The New School in New York City and the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands (CIB) at Arizona State University. In 2022 Fox was awarded the opportunity to be the Sundance Institute’s Merata Mita Fellow. In 2020, COUSIN Collective supported the director with her first grant. Fox’s work has screened at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), BlackStar Film Festival and Lincoln Center. Currently she is working on her second feature film about mental health.


current screenings: 
 Academy museum of motion pictures 
 LA Times, november events, “Dusty Tapes”
*in LA through August 2024

read about past screenings:
 Blessings and transmutations, interview
 Nd/nf 2023, film at lincoln center
 MoMA, halloween, “Gush” 
 Hyperallergic, what to see, “Gush”
 Sundance film fest 2023, “Gush”
 Toronto int film fest 2023, “F1ghting”
 Deadline, sundance Mereta Mita fellow
 Filmmaker magazine, “Gush” 

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