Hot Docs, the annual documentary film fest in Tornto, has released its spring lineup of 150 films. A couple of films with CanLit tie-ins have caught Quillblog’s attention: Inside Hana’s Suitcase tells the story behind Karen Levine’s book Hana’s Suitcase, about a Czech victim of the Holocaust, which went on to become a bestseller for Second Story Press and spawned a series of Holocaust-related titles. Paris 1919 is based on the book by Margaret MacMillan about the months following the First World War. And Poetry in Motion showcases 24 avant-gardish poets, including Michael Ondaatje, performing their work.
Hot Docs passes are already on sale, and the fest runs from April 30 to May 10.