101 min. | Canada | English with French subtitles | 2017 | 14A | Directed by Stephen Campanelli

TIFF Film Circuit: Indian Horse

Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:30 pm
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

  5 pm: Tapas   6:30 pm: Film screening



Indian Horse

Based on the novel by Canadian author Richard Wagamese, this powerful film tells the story of Saul Indian Horse, from his survival of an Indigenous residential school to his rise as a sports star during a time of endemic racism. A talented hockey player, Saul struggles to find his way and forge his future as he battles stereotypes and alcoholism.

In English with French subtitles.

5 pm: Enjoy a drink and a treat in the Water Court Foyer before the film. Gourmet Cuisine is offering cash bar service, and a tapas menu.

  • Mini hamburgers with pulled beef on a pretzel bun
    Poached pear stuffed with arugula salad, goat cheese, pecans and duck confit
    Beet tartar, salsify chips, seasonal sprout
    Served with a glass of wine and mini dessert

6:30 pm: Film screening in the Auditorium, followed by an onstage conversation with Jay Odjick, Anishinabe artist, writer, television producer and storyteller from Kitigan Zibi. Discussion in English. French simultaneous interpretation is available, if a request is made to [email protected] before June 13, 2019.

Same-day online purchase not available. If you wish to buy same-day tickets, please call 1-888-541-8888 or 613-998-8888, or purchase your tickets at the door.





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Taxes included. Doors will open 30 minutes before the screening. 
Wheelchair accessible. Please ask staff for assistance.


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