Mar 15, 2016
By Michael Kramer
Movies featuring activist Bobby Sands, musicians David Byrne and Nelly Furtado – as well as comics Mel Brooks and Sarah Silverman – are bound for the Hot Docs festival.
Organizers have added 14 documentary features to the line-up including the Ireland-U.K. film Bobby Sands; 66 Days, based on the diary of the Irish Republican Army fighter – who died during a hunger strike in 1981.
The film Contemporary Color has Byrne, Furtado and others performing alongside student pep rallies.
The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival runs in Toronto – April 28th to May 8th.