Colin Hanks’s new documentary
Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis
takes a look at the rock band who was performing the night of the deadly Paris terrorist attacks in November 2015, how they dealt with the aftermath, and their return to the same stage three months later to finish their performance.
The film begins with the 2015 Paris attack at the Bataclan Theatre and delves into the deep bond between singer Jesse Hughes and band co-founder Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age), which began in childhood and became an important source of inspiration for the band. Several months later, on Feb. 16, 2016, dressed in one of his infamous capes, Jesse Hughes and Eagles of Death Metal took the stage in Paris once again. The film shows the band and their fans reunited in an attempt to heal and celebrate the spirit that has always brought them together as a community.
The films is airing now on HBO. Check out the trailer below.