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Hot Docs 2017 Reviews

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We are back again for the 2017 edition of the Hot Docs Film Festival reviewing films, and keeping an ear to the ground to see what has audiences buzzing. Last year’s festival screened two of the nominees for the 2017 Best Documentary Feature Oscar including the eventual winner OJ: Made in America, so there’s no doubt that once again the year’s best docs will be on full display.

Hot Docs 2016: Gary Numan: Android In La La Land

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Terrifying stage fright.  Crippling anxiety.  Asperger’s Syndrome. The demands and pressures of fame.  For legendary singer/keyboardist Gary Numan, these were the daily realities that he battled against while being one of the most famous men on the planet.  With intimacy and honesty, Steve Read and Rob Alexander’s film Gary Numan: Android in La La Land tells the story of this brilliant man’s career while documenting his  quest to rediscover his love for music after years of struggle.