Hot Docs, North America's biggest documentary film festival, kicks off its 2011 run on April 28 in Toronto. Jam-packed with documentaries running through May 8, Moviefone Canada will be there from start to finish, offering up looks at some of the festival's noted films.
When myth becomes reality, is it worth pushing back with the truth? What if your truth is wrong?
These are the questions asked of Carolyn Cassady in 'Love Always, Carolyn: A Film About Kerouac, Cassady and Me'; forty years after the death of her iconic husband Neal, it seems the record on his life and the details of his legend are somewhat off by her count. But does anybody care?
If you haven't been influenced by the beat generation, you likely know someone who has. Your free-spirited girlfriend, a college buddy who was into everyone and everything, or that Deadhead guy you met at a party.
Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs were the poster boys for the group. Their post-WWII writings and the way they lived their lives has been studied, copied and celebrated for the better half of a century. Many attribute the existence of their tiny group as the blueprint to a hippie movement.