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“A Piece of The Rock” Set To Screen Today

“A Piece of The Rock” Set To Screen Today

The Whitney Institute Middle School, in collaboration with the Smiths Parish Council, will be screening the documentary ”A Piece of The Rock” today [May 30] at 5.45pm in the school auditorium during a Parent Teachers Association meeting. The film is expected to get underway at 6.00pm and be followed by a panel discussion. Trailer for A... Read more of this article

Local Road Safety Documentary To Screen

Local Road Safety Documentary To Screen

A Piece Of The Rock, an independent road safety campaign run by a coalition of concerned island residents, announced seven public screening dates for its full length documentary, running throughout April and May. The hour length documentary, shot by local filmmakers Burnt House Productions, will launch with a kickoff screening at Liberty Theatre this... Read more of this article

Documentary On Homelessness Set To Screen

Documentary On Homelessness Set To Screen

The Educational Committee of Leopard’s Club International will be hosting a screening of the documentary “Out Among The Ins” by Dale Butler on Thursday, April 20 at 6.00pm at the Leopards’ Club, with admission fee of $10. A spokesperson said, “In 2003, Dale Butler was a Minister in the Government of Bermuda with responsibility for Youth, Culture... Read more of this article

Documentary: Johnny Barnes ‘Welcoming Arms’

Documentary: Johnny Barnes ‘Welcoming Arms’

A New York-based filmmaker made a short documentary that explores the positive effect that Johnny Barnes had on the island, and while the trailer was previously online, the whole film is now available for viewing, with the director saying that they have made the film public as they are at the end of their festival run. Director Rosanne Ma calls the... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Screen “A Plastic Ocean” Film

BUEI Talks To Screen “A Plastic Ocean” Film

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will present a screening of the documentary “A Plastic Ocean,” a film that sports the tag line “we need a sea of change.” The screening will take place on Wednesday, June 8 at 6.30pm. The event poster says, “On World Ocean’s Day, BUEI Talks is proud to present the exclusive... Read more of this article

Premiere Of ‘Respice Finem’ Film On Berkeley

Premiere Of ‘Respice Finem’ Film On Berkeley

On Saturday evening [Nov 21], The Berkeley Institute Class of ’63 held the premiere showing of its film Respice Finem: The History of the Berkeley Institute which was commissioned as part of the 50th anniversary of their class. The film project was chosen to make a positive and lasting contribution to the school, and the feature length film was made... Read more of this article

Young Bermudian Filmmaker Releases New Film

Young Bermudian Filmmaker Releases New Film

Young Bermudian filmmaker Al Seymour Jr. has released a new short film made specifically for theatrical release entitled ‘Slight Fright’. The film was produced this past August and features a cast of teen characters who are all recent graduates of CedarBridge Academy. Al Jr. with a 1960′s Bolex 16mm movie camera“Slight Fright,” tells... 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

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

Rebecca Middleton Documentary Airs On TV

Rebecca Middleton Documentary Airs On TV

The Investigation Discovery’s television show Murder in Paradise – Stranger Danger aired on Saturday [Sept 6], focusing on the murder of Canadian visitor Rebecca Middleton [pictured] in July 1996. The 17 year old was raped and killed while vacationing on the island, and the handling of the case has been widely criticized both locally and... Read more of this article

Sea Venture Film To Premiere Tonight At BUEI

Sea Venture Film To Premiere Tonight At BUEI

In honour of Heritage Month, LookBermuda is getting set to premiere a film documenting the Sea Venture and its historic wrecking on Bermuda’s shores. Following being featured as the opening night local film for the Bermuda International Film Festival, the film, named The Story of the Sea Venture: Downing’s Wreck, will have its official... Read more of this article

Documentary To Celebrate Berkeley Institute

Documentary To Celebrate Berkeley Institute

2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the Berkeley Class of 1963. In order to mark this important occasion, class members agreed to make a significant contribution to the school – they decided to produce a film about the history of The Berkeley Institute, their alma mater. The film will premiere in January 2015. A spokesperson said, “The Class... Read more of this article

“Our Man In Tehran” To Attend Bermuda Docs

“Our Man In Tehran” To Attend Bermuda Docs

Former Canadian ambassador to Iran Ken Taylor, who played a key role in the escape of six American diplomats from Tehran during the Iran Hostage Crisis, is among three special guests travelling to the Bermuda Documentary Film Festival, set to be held from April 17-20 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]. Mr. Taylor features prominently... Read more of this article