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Film Screening: Indian Horse

Virtual Event: Watch the film Indian Horse

As part of honouring Truth & Reconciliation Week, CityU is providing access to the film Indian Horse to the CityU community. Based on the award-winning novel by Richard Wagamese, the film tells the story of an 8-year-old boy taken from his Ojibway family to a notorious Catholic Residential School and his journey to beginning the process of healing.


The Film will be available for free streaming through the CityU library from October 13th to 24th.

You can view the film any time between October 13th and 24th. Registration is required to receive the login for the film, click here to register through the library calendar.

Please be advised this film depicts the dark history of residential schools in Canada and has scenes of violence and abuse, take care while viewing. 

Virtual Conversations:

This is a difficult film that deserves a space for reflection and conversation. Two virtual conversations will be held to discuss and process the film. You are invited to attend one (or both) of the conversations. 

Virtual Conversation Indian Horse
Monday, October 24th at 4:00 PM PST
Meeting ID: 845 1119 1308  /  Password: Movie 
Virtual Conversation Indian Horse
Tuesday, October 25th at 12:00 PM PST
Meeting ID: 889 6700 3860  /  Password: Movie 

To aid in engaging in the dialogue events above, a guide is available on the CityU website. Visit the Learning Resources page to learn about terminology, territory acknowledgements, and more. 

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