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Diaspora Film Festival To Screen “Dawnland”

Diaspora Film Festival To Screen “Dawnland”

Exploring the “effects of diasporic communities” is the purpose behind the Bermuda Diaspora Film Festival, which is set to screen a film about the devastating impacts of removing Native American children from their homes. “To introduce the festival, they are showing the film ‘Dawnland’, a documentary following the story of the... Read more of this article

Video: Episode #2 Of ‘Adventures Of Raz’

Video: Episode #2 Of ‘Adventures Of Raz’

The second episode of the animated series “The Adventures of Raz” has been released, with the series — which was created by Tashel Bean — featuring the voices of Bermudian actors as the Loquat Hunters work to save Frog Parish.The episode description said, “In this episode of ‘The Adventures of Raz’, an outsider attacks the Princess... Read more of this article

Bermuda International Film Festival Line-Up

Bermuda International Film Festival Line-Up

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] announces its line-up of narrative feature and documentary feature films screening at the festival from March 10 to 17. All films will screen at Earl Cameron Theatre, City Hall, with the exception of Bentley’s Will, which will screen in the Tradewinds Auditorium at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration... Read more of this article

Video: Episode #1 Of ‘Adventures Of Raz’

Video: Episode #1 Of ‘Adventures Of Raz’

The inaugural episode of the animated series “The Adventures of Raz” has been released, with the series — which was created by Tashel Bean — featuring the voices of Bermudian actors as the ‘Loquat Hunters’ work to save their homeland.The episode description said, “In the inaugural episode of ‘The Adventures... Read more of this article

BUEI To Screen “They Shall Not Grow Old”

BUEI To Screen “They Shall Not Grow Old”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will present a screening of “They Shall Not Grow Old” on Tuesday, February 19 at 7.30pm in the Tradewinds Theatre at BUEI. The event poster says, “Peter Jackson directs this homage to the British troops of the First World War with never-before-seen-footage of soldiers as they faced the fear and... Read more of this article

Animated Series Set To Premiere On Feb 7th

Animated Series Set To Premiere On Feb 7th

Bermudian animated series, The Adventures of Raz, is set to premiere its first episode, “The Great Loquat Tree”, on February 7th, with the pilot to be available to watch on the series’ website at 6:00 p.m.“The Great Loquat Tree” introduces Tay [voiced by Bermudian singer and performer Sarafina Durrant]. The young guardian is horrified when... Read more of this article

BIFF 2019 Invitation To Students & Schools

BIFF 2019 Invitation To Students & Schools

Preparations for the 22nd Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] are well underway, promising to make it event to remember with a spectacular array of films, with the BIFF Academy again set to hold two programs aimed at students. Nicky Gurret Artistic Director of BIFF, said, “BIFF will take place from 10 March to 17 March, 2019, and it has an... Read more of this article

BIFF Flix To Screen ‘The Wife’ On February 6

BIFF Flix To Screen ‘The Wife’ On February 6

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] will screen drama ‘The Wife’ starring Golden Globe winner Glenn Close at the next installment of its monthly series, BIFF Flix. The film will screen at the Speciality Cinema in Hamilton on Wednesday February 6 at 6.30 p.m. Tickets, $15, are on sale now at www.ptix.bm. If available, tickets will also... Read more of this article

BIFF To Screen Documentary ‘Mr. Soul!’ On Jan 9

BIFF To Screen Documentary ‘Mr. Soul!’ On Jan 9

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is to screen a documentary about a pioneering black television producer who ushered giants and rising stars of black American culture onto the national television stage in the United States. Mr. Soul! – Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV, screening as part of the festival’s recently re-launched... Read more of this article

Kirkpatrick & Bashir ‘Christmas In The Highlands’

Kirkpatrick & Bashir ‘Christmas In The Highlands’

[Written by Nadia Laws] Local filmmakers Andrew Kirkpatrick and Nhuri Bashir are ending 2018 on a high note, after recently taking part in an overseas production of the holiday movie ‘Christmas In The Highlands’. Andrew and Nhuri, of Burnt House Productions, flew more than 5,000 miles to Angus, a region in the east of Scotland, where they lent... Read more of this article

‘Cracking The Codes: System Of Racial Inequity’

‘Cracking The Codes: System Of Racial Inequity’

Somersfield Academy is getting set to hold a film screening and dialogue event with Dr. Shakti Butler on January 4 at BUEI, with Dr. Butler using the film “Cracking the Codes” and dialogue to “grapple with both the intellectual and emotional complexities of social justice issues.” A spokesperson said, “Filmmaker and Racial... Read more of this article

Video: The Adventures Of Raz “Silver Star”

Video: The Adventures Of Raz “Silver Star”

The creators behind the Bermudian animated series “The Adventures of Raz” have released a new Christmas special – dubbed the “The Silver Star” – to celebrate the holiday season. In the short, Raz and his friends take part in the “Star Festival” – where the people of Loquat Island come together to exchange gifts and... Read more of this article

BIFF To Screen “Colette” On December 5

BIFF To Screen “Colette” On December 5

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is launching a monthly film series with a screening of Colette starring Keira Knightley and Dominic West. The film will screen at the Speciality Cinema in Hamilton on Wednesday December 5 at 6.30 p.m. Tickets, $15, are on sale now at www.specialitycinema.bm and at the cinema’s box office.Based on the... Read more of this article