21597C SONG CALLED HATE

A SONG CALLED HATE

Year 2020
Runtime 90 mins
Language English
Canadian Premiere
Availability
  • Online & In-Cinema
  • Availability: September 23 - October 3

Hatari is the boundary-pushing, activist, BDSM techno band which, against all odds, ended up representing Iceland at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. Not content to let this massive opportunity go to waste, the band defied the rules of the European Broadcasting Union (which organizes the show and insists on it being a "non-political" event), using this platform to force viewers into thinking and talking about Palestine.

A SONG CALLED HATE tracks the band’s voyage - from their roots in Reykjavik, to the streets of Palestine, and finally, to the massive Eurovision stage in Tel Aviv, examining the role of the artist in today's politically fractured climate.

Countries

Iceland
Festivals
Reykjavík International Film Festival 2020, Warsaw Film Festival 2020, Göteborg Film Festival 2021
Director
Anna Hildur Hildibrandsdottir
Executive Producer
Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard, Skarphéðinn Guðmundsson
Producer
Anna Hildur
Screenwriter
Jane Pollard, Anna Hildur, Iain Forsyth
Cinematographer
Baldvin Vernhardsson
Editor
Olly Stothert
Cast
Klemens Nikulásson Hannigan, Matthías Tryggvi Haraldsson