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Moroni for President

October 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free – £8
A brown man in light purple shirt, waistcoat, and tie with short dark hair, beard, and glasses stand with his hand in his pocket, looking up to the side. Behind him is a silver car with election posters on it, desert, and trees.

The Navajo Nation is the largest Native American reservation in the United States. Every four years, the Navajo tribe elects its president, whom is considered to be the most powerful Native American in the country. In the midst of a frenzied electoral campaign, Moroni for President follows Moroni Benally, an underdog with radical ideas who is angry about lack of social progress in the reservation he grew up in. As the election unfolds, the film delves into Moroni’s layered identity as a Mormon and gay Navajo man, along the way expanding to include LGBTQ+ characters campaigning for other candidates.

Screening as part of our strand on queerness and religion, You Gotta Have Faith.

Tickets are priced on a sliding scale £0-£8 depending on what you can afford. To book, please use the button below or call CCA box office on +44 (0)141 352 4900.

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This screening has an age recommendation of N/C 15+.

Film has mostly English and a small amount of Navajo audio with English language subtitles/captions. Hearing loop available.

Film is reasonably accessible to blind and partially sighted audiences with lots of explanatory dialogue and relatively bright images. Large print versions of handouts available.

CCA has good access for wheelchair users, gender neutral toilets, and welcomes assistance animals. Click here for CCA’s Accessibility Guide.

A Quiet Space and programme content notes will be available. Click here for a list of content notes for the 2019 Festival.

Comfy seating (bean bags) are available. If you would like to reserve this, please contact access@sqiff.org.

We have a limited travel fund to assist people to come to the Festival for those who could not otherwise afford to attend. If you would like to apply for this, please contact access@sqiff.org.


In order to make SQIFF more accessible to those on a low income, we use a sliding scale ticket price of £0-£8 for our events. You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! Our ticket sales go towards supporting the vital work of LGBTQ+ filmmakers, artists and organisers. If you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please contact the relevant venue box office to let them know so it can be used by someone else. For more info on what you should pay, click here.


October 4, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – £8
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Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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