Indigenous films included in Toronto-based Hot Docs film festival

By Sam Laskaris Writer An award-winning film about a young Siksika woman who participates in Indian relay horse races is among the Indigenous movies at this year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. The Toronto-based festival began last Thursday and continues until May 7. More than 200 documentaries from around the world will be screened at the 10-day festival. Aitamaako’tamisskapi Natosi: Before the Sun had its world premiere at the Big Sky Documentary Festival in Montana in February. The film was awarded that festival’s prestigious Big Sky Award. The 90-minute film had its first of two screenings at the Toronto festival this past Saturday. It will also be shown on Wednesday (today) May 3 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox at 3 p.m. The film will also be available May 5-9…

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