Hot Docs Festival 2019


Hot Docs Festival 2019

Date: Sun, May 05, 2019 12:45PM
Price: $17.50 – $24.00 (including HST)
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Watch outstanding cinema at the Museum when our auditorium becomes a venue for Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival.



MIDNIGHT TRAVELER – Sunday, May 5, 2019, 12:30 pm 
Hassan Fazili, 87 minutes, 2018
When the Taliban puts a bounty on an Afghan director's head, he captures on camera his family's uncertain and dangerous quest for asylum in this account of the love shared between a family on the run.


ANBESSA —Sunday, May 5, 3:15 pm
Mo Scarpelli, 85 minutes, 2019
Displaced from their farm, a mother and her precocious 10-year-old scavenge on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital. When encroaching condominiums further threaten them, the youngster taps into the fierce power of his own imagination to battle forces beyond his control.


N. SCOTT MOMADAY: WORDS FROM A BEAR — Sunday, May 5, 5:45 pm
Jeffrey Palmer, 85 minutes, 2018
The life and career of Pulitzer Prize–winning Kiowa author N. Scott Momaday, one of Native America's most celebrated literary figures, is explored in this spiritual journey through the expansive landscapes of the West and New Mexico.


KHARTOUM OFFSIDE – Sunday, May 5, 2019, 8:15 pm
Marwa Zein, 75 minutes, 2019
Fighting for their right to play soccer and one day compete at the FIFA Women's World Cup, a team of fearless Sudanese heroines clash with tradition, politics, and religion on the field of their dreams.


Moon Movies at the Museum

Various dates, May–August, 2019

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