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May 2, 2019 - May 5, 2019

N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear

Hosted by Hot Docs Film Festival

Location

Toronto, ON, Canada

May 2 at 6:00 PM
May 3 at 6:00 PM
May 5 at 5:45 PM

Known for his visionary literary works such as House Made of Dawn and The Way to Rainy Mountain, Pulitzer Prize winner N. Scott Momaday is celebrated as one of Native America’s most important authors of poetry and prose. His works solidified his place as the founding member of the “Native American Renaissance” in art and literature, and his inspiration and influence has had a wide-reaching effect on a generation of Native American artists, scholars and political activists. Having its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, this visually cinematic biography guides audiences on a spiritual journey over the expansive landscapes of the West through Momaday’s words and writings, which are rooted in his Kiowa ancestry. Through historical photos, original animation and captivating interviews with Robert Redford, Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges, James Earl Jones and Joy Harjo, the film explores ancestry, place and oral history through the experiences of this storytelling master.

More information and tickets

May 2, 6:00 PM (closed captions)
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2, 350 King Street West

May 3, 6:00 PM (open captions)
Scotiabank Theatre Toronto 3, 259 Richmond Street West

May 5, 5:45 PM (closed captions)
Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive

Closed captions on May 2 and May 5. Open captions on May 3. More accessibility information is available on the Hot Docs website.

TIFF Bell Lightbox
Wheelchair accessible. Accessible seating. Step-free cinema seating available. All-gender accessible washroom on site. Hearing assist devices for all screenings & assistive devices for screenings offering closed captioning and described sound, subject to availability. Elevator/escalator access to all levels. Service animals welcome. Complimentary tickets for support persons. List of Hot Docs representatives onsite who can assist patrons in different languages. Accessible parking lot within 200 metres of building. Bike locking posts/racks available. Licensed lounge offering beer & wine that can be taken into cinemas. Water fountain on site.

Scotiabank Theatre Toronto
Wheelchair accessible. Accessing seating. Step-free cinema seating available. All-gender accessible washroom. Assistive devices for screenings offering closed captioning and described sound, subject to availability. Service animals welcome. Complimentary tickets for support persons. List of Hot Docs representatives onsite who can assist patrons in different languages. Elevator/escalator access to all cinema levels. Accessible public transport & accessible parking lot within 200 metres of building. Bike locking posts/racks available. Licensed lounge offering beer & wine that can be taken into cinemas. Accessible water fountain on site.

Aga Khan Museum
Wheelchair accessible entrance & seating. Step-free cinema seating available. All-gender accessible washroom. Elevator access to all levels. Assistive devices for screenings offering closed captioning, subject to availability. Service animals welcome. Complimentary tickets for support persons. List of Hot Docs representatives onsite who can assist patrons in different languages. Accessible public transit & accessible parking lot within 200 metres of venue. Internal ticketholder line & outdoor rush line. No food or drink inside theatre, bottled water only. Accessible water fountain on site.