AKA Doc Pomus

    Doc Pomus singing into a mike while standing with his crutches on either side January 20, 2019
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society
    A co-presentation with ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto

    USA, 2012, William Hechter & Peter Miller, directors, 98 minutes 
    Jerome Felder had polio as a child. He grew up to become songwriter Doc Pomus who wrote classic hits, including, “Save the Last Dance for Me”, “This Magic Moment” and “Viva Las Vegas”. A story of an unforgettable man making unforgettable music.

    Open captioning and ASL available.

    Guest speaker: Director William Hechter

    NOTE: Our first film of 2019, AKA Doc Pomus, will be shown at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema located just west of us at 506 Bloor Street West. The theatre is accessible. Food and drink are allowed in the auditorium. The screening times will be 1:00 and 4:30 pm



    1:00 pm and 4:30 pm Screenings

    Buy advance tickets on Eventbrite.

    Please bring a printout of your e-ticket or confirmation sheet to the theatre on the day of the screening; you can also provide your e-ticket on your smartphone to the Usher for scanning.

    *There are no phone or in person advance sales.

    Day-of single tickets for each screening are subject to availability and are processed on a rush-only basis.

    All single ticket door sales are cash or MasterCard/Visa only. All ticket sales are final; no refunds or exchanges on in person or online advanced sales.

    $15 General Admission

    $10 Young Adults (age 18-35)

    Box Office for the 1:00 pm screening opens at 12:30 pm at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

    Box Office for the 4:30 pm screening opens at 4:00 pm at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema


    AKA Doc Pomus Trailer


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