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BIFF Set To Screen Two Feature Films

BIFF Set To Screen Two Feature Films

The 21st Bermuda International Film Festival will see the screening of two feature films on March 18 and March 24, with Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut, Lady Bird, and Guillermo Toro’s The Shape of Water on the schedule, respectively. A spokesperson said, “Both of these films help highlight this year’s Festival theme of celebrating... Read more of this article

Short Film On Lionfish To Screen At BIFF

Short Film On Lionfish To Screen At BIFF

The short film “Lionfish: From Predator to Plate,” which aims to highlight “the fact that the simplest way to solve the issue was to eat them,” will be screening at the Bermuda International Film Festival on Saturday, March 24. A spokesperson said, “Almost a year ago, we set off on a journey to tell the story of the invasive... Read more of this article

Crime Stoppers Hosting Film Experience Event

Crime Stoppers Hosting Film Experience Event

Crime Stoppers Bermuda will host its first annual Weekend Film Experience from March 1 to March 3 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. A spokesperson said, “This unique fundraising event features five films over the three-day period. Kicking off the Weekend Film Experience is I, Tonya. “Based on unbelievable but true events,... Read more of this article

BIFF Hosting Twitter Chat With Director Overton

BIFF Hosting Twitter Chat With Director Overton

The Bermuda International Film Festival will be holding a Twitter Chat with Chris Overton, director of the Oscar nominated film The Silent Child, tomorrow [Feb 28] at 8.00pm. The first Twitter Chat was held this on February 22 with Amanda Renee Knox. “The conversation with Amanda was exciting, with participation from around the globe. We are looking... Read more of this article

Black Panther Showing Inspires & Assists Charity

Black Panther Showing Inspires & Assists Charity

[Written by Hafid James] This all started with my good friend Kara Simmons and I deciding to celebrate the Black Panther opening, a cultural game changer, by getting a few friends and fellow nerds together, buying out a cinema and enjoying the film. It exploded very quickly from a few friends, to 30 people, to about 100 people. Along the way we decided... Read more of this article

Review: ‘Bermuda’s Got Talent, That’s A Fact’

Review: ‘Bermuda’s Got Talent, That’s A Fact’

[Written by Vejay Steede] Bermuda’s got talent. That’s a fact. We don’t always nurture our talent as holistically as it deserves to be nurtured, but we have an abundance of raw talent here. When that talent is paired with self-belief, drive, and the will to make a mark by any means necessary, well, Bermudians go to Hollywood. I was recently blessed... Read more of this article

BIFF To Host Twitter Chat With Filmmakers

BIFF To Host Twitter Chat With Filmmakers

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is organizing weekly Twitter Chats with some of the filmmakers and producers of films being featured in the 2018 Festival, with the first chat to be held tomorrow [Feb 20] at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We are pleased to have a bevy of talent featured in our festival this year. In our continual efforts... Read more of this article

Austrian Musical ‘The Last Salon’ Set For Feb 24

Austrian Musical ‘The Last Salon’ Set For Feb 24

The Honorary Austrian Consul for Bermuda and The Bermuda International Film Festival’s [BIFF] Purpose Trust will be hosting a screening of the movie ‘The Last Salon’ on Saturday, February 24 at 7.30pm in the Trudeau Ballroom of the Hamilton Princess. A spokesperson said, “As a special treat during the performing arts season, the Honorary... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate To Screen “Marshall” On Feb 22

U.S. Consulate To Screen “Marshall” On Feb 22

The Bermuda National Library and the U.S. Consulate will host a screening of the film Marshall in honor of Black History Month at the National Library on Queen Street on Thursday, February 22 at 6.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Marshall, tells the story of a young Thurgood Marshall as he travels across the U.S. on behalf of the NAACP defending African-Americans... Read more of this article

BIFF Academy To Hold Programs For Students

BIFF Academy To Hold Programs For Students

Preparations for the 21st 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 set to hold two programs aimed at students. A spokesperson said, “BIFF will take place from 17 March to 25 March, 2018, and it has an important education... Read more of this article

‘Bermudians In Hollywood’ Set For February 12

‘Bermudians In Hollywood’ Set For February 12

Speciality Cinema and Grill is getting set to present “Bermudians in Hollywood” on Monday, February 12 from 6.30pm to 8.00pm, with the event to be hosted by Nadanja, featuring Hannah Eggen and Gianluca Gibbons. A spokesperson said, “This event presented by Speciality Cinema, and hosted by Nadanja, will highlight the talent of two Bermudian entertainers... Read more of this article

Lana Young On Set For Oprah Network Series

Lana Young On Set For Oprah Network Series

Bermudian actress Lana Young is now on set for the “Love Is__” series, which will be shown on the Oprah Winfrey Network, and is based on the true story of the husband and wife team Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, telling their story of navigating the landscape of Black Hollywood. “I’ve dreamed of working with the Akils,” said Oprah Winfrey.... Read more of this article

Respice Finem: Story Of The Berkeley Institute

Respice Finem: Story Of The Berkeley Institute

The 120th Anniversary Committee of the Berkeley Educational Society said they are pleased to announce the Gala Public Film Premiere of “Respice Finem: The Story of The Berkeley Institute” on Sunday, February 11th, at Liberty Theatre beginning at 6pm. “Respice Finem” was commissioned and produced by the Berkeley Institute Class of 1963 as... Read more of this article