Hot Docs fest to include ’Bee Nation,’ 'Bill Nye: Science Guy'

TORONTO — A film about Saskatchewan students competing in the first provincewide First Nations Spelling Bee will help kick off this year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.

Organizers say “Bee Nation” will be the opening-night film for the Toronto fest, which runs April 27 to May 7.

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