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Uyghur Documentary To Feature At Film Series

Uyghur Documentary To Feature At Film Series

A documentary that features one of the Uyghurs that was relocated to Bermuda after being released from Guantanamo Bay will screen at the Weekend Film Series on Sunday May 17. Screening at 5.15pm, Uyghurs: Prisoners of the Absurd tells the stories of three of the 22 Uyghurs who were turned over to the United States military and held at the U.S. naval... Read more of this article

UK College To Screen Civil Rights Documentary

UK College To Screen Civil Rights Documentary

The Oxford University Race and Resistance Network and Pembroke College Oxford is getting set to screen an award-winning documentary on the Bermuda civil rights movement, called When Voices Rise by Quibo Films/Errol Williams. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Rev. Kingsley Tweed, one of the leaders of the Bermuda civil rights movement,... Read more of this article

Speciality Cinema To Premiere ‘Avengers’ Film

Speciality Cinema To Premiere ‘Avengers’ Film

Speciality Cinema is getting set to present premiere screenings of “Avengers: Age of Ultron” on April 30, a film starring Marvel’s comic book heroes. The two showings will begin at 9.00pm and 12.00am respectively. Tickets cost $30 each and include two free drinks [beer and wine], a free keychain, popcorn, and soda with a collectors... Read more of this article

Short Documentary Honours Johnny Barnes

Short Documentary Honours Johnny Barnes

A New York-based filmmaker has released a short documentary that explores the positive effect that well-known local greeter Johnny Barnes has on the island’s children, with the film showing at the Bermuda Film Festival. Director Rosanne Ma calls the film, titled Welcoming Arms, “a love letter to Bermuda about the effect of Johnny Barnes... Read more of this article

Wrecking Crew And 3Hearts Films To Screen

Wrecking Crew And 3Hearts Films To Screen

An entertaining music documentary that has won 10 international festival awards, and a French love triangle drama starring legendary actress Catherine Deneuve, will screen at the Weekend Film Series, sponsored by Gosling’s, on Sunday April 19. Screening at 3 p.m., The Wrecking Crew tells the story of the legendary studio musicians – including future... Read more of this article

April TV: New Shows And Specials On Cable

April TV: New Shows And Specials On Cable

[Written by Shavonne Jeffries, Bermuda CableVision] An interesting statistic crossed my desk the other day about the sheer volume of new programming coming out on TV nowadays. In 1999, there were 26 original scripted series on cable in prime time and late night. By 2014, that number had increased to 199 – or a jump of 665 percent. And that number... Read more of this article

“You Belong To Me” Film To Screen On April 7th

“You Belong To Me” Film To Screen On April 7th

The U.S. Consulate General and the Adult Library will showcase another film as part of the Bermuda National Library’s regular Consulate Night at the Library series. Coming to the Library at 6.00pm on April 7 will be “You Belong to Me,” a historical documentary produced by Jude Hagin and Hilary Saltzman. “You Belong to Me” tells the story of... Read more of this article

Speciality Cinema & Grill To Premiere ‘Furious 7′

Speciality Cinema & Grill To Premiere ‘Furious 7′

Speciality Cinema and Grill is getting set to present a movie premier of Furious 7, the latest installment in the popular “Fast and Furious” series, on April 2 at 9.00pm and again at midnight. The screening will include a Fast and Furious memorabilia cup and popcorn tub [with drink and popcorn], two drink tickets, a free keychain, and a... Read more of this article

Film Festival Announces 2015 Award Winners

Film Festival Announces 2015 Award Winners

The winners of the BIFF 2015 film awards were announced at a ceremony held at Gosling’s Wine Cellar, which marked the end of the week-long 18th annual Bermuda International Film Festival. This year, the prestigious Bermuda Shorts award was judged by an expert panel consisting of established film producer Christine Vachon, whose credits include... Read more of this article

New Additions To BIFF 2015 Lineup Announced

New Additions To BIFF 2015 Lineup Announced

BIFF today [Mar 17] revealed the addition of two new films to the lineup for the upcoming festival, which is set to open on Friday, March 20, 2015. The two newly announced films include “sumptuous film-noir melodrama” Phoenix, which will screen on Monday, March 23 at 6.00pm, and documentary When Elephants Fight, which will screen on Wednesday,... Read more of this article

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