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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

Bermudian Actress In Film About Police Killing

Bermudian Actress In Film About Police Killing

A powerful film about the police killing of a black man is set to be screened at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] on Sunday [Dec 2], with the ‘Monsters And Men’ film also notable in that Bermudian actress Lana Young appears in it. Trailer for Monsters and MenThe poster says, “The aftermath of a police killing of a black man,... Read more of this article

BIFF Calls For Entries By Local Filmmakers

BIFF Calls For Entries By Local Filmmakers

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is calling on Bermudian and Bermuda-based filmmakers to submit their short films to be considered for screening in the short film competition at the 22nd edition of the festival, to be held March 10-17, 2019. Submissions from Bermudians anywhere or Bermuda-based filmmakers will be featured in the BIFF19... Read more of this article

Lana Young To Appear On ‘NCIS New Orleans’

Lana Young To Appear On ‘NCIS New Orleans’

Bermudian actress Lana Young is set to appear on an episode of the popular ‘NCIS New Orleans’ television series this evening [Nov 20]. Ms. Young said, “I’ll be appearing in an episode of NCIS New Orleans tonight and I also have a small role in Monsters and Men as Anthony Ramos’s mother Sandra which will be screening at BUEI on December 2.“I... Read more of this article

BUEI To Screen ‘Tea With The Dames’ On Nov 21

BUEI To Screen ‘Tea With The Dames’ On Nov 21

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will present a screening of “Tea With The Dames” on Wednesday, November 21st, at 7:30pm in the Tradewinds Theatre at BUEI. The poster says, “What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan... Read more of this article

‘The Adventures Of Raz’ Awarded $5,000 Grant

‘The Adventures Of Raz’ Awarded $5,000 Grant

Tashel Bean, the creator of Bermuda’s first full-length animated series, “The Adventures of Raz”, has been awarded a $5,000 grant by the Bermuda Arts Council to assist with the local distribution of the series. “I am eternally grateful to the Bermuda Arts Council for their support of the arts,” Mr Bean said.“With this assistance, I can... Read more of this article