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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

Photos: Berkeley ‘Respice Finem’ Film Event

Photos: Berkeley ‘Respice Finem’ Film Event

The 120th Anniversary Committee of the Berkeley Educational Society held a Public Film Premiere of “Respice Finem: The Story of The Berkeley Institute” on Sunday [Feb 11] at the Liberty Theatre. “Respice Finem” was commissioned and produced by the Berkeley Institute Class of 1963 as an alumni class project to commemorate their 50th year as... 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

BIFF Announce Short Films Selected For Festival

BIFF Announce Short Films Selected For Festival

The Bermuda International Film Festival announced the short films selected to participate in the 2018 Festival, with 42 films set to be featured. “We are pleased to inform Bermuda and the world the 42 short films being featured in the Oscar Shorts Qualifying Bermuda International Film Festival. We would like to congratulate all the 600+ submissions,... 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

Premiere Of ‘Respice Finem’ Film On Berkeley

Premiere Of ‘Respice Finem’ Film On Berkeley

In celebration of the school’s 120th anniversary, the Berkeley Institute is inviting the public to the Gala Public Premiere of the film “Respice Finem: The Story of the Berkeley Institute” on Sunday, February 11 at 6.00pm at the Liberty Theatre. General admission tickets cost $50, are available at Shannon’s or People’s Pharmacy, Patron tickets... Read more of this article

BIFF ‘Thrilled’ With Oscar Film Selections

BIFF ‘Thrilled’ With Oscar Film Selections

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] executive team said they are “thrilled with this year’s Oscar nominations for the Best Live Action Short Film category as two of the films nominated were awarded the top shorts of the 20th BIFF Shorts Competition. “Last year’s winning short was Watu Wote/All of Us and the runner-up... Read more of this article

The Met: Live In HD’ Operas In Bermuda

The Met: Live In HD’ Operas In Bermuda

Gilbert & Sullivan and BUEI are presenting the 2017-2018 season of The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Gilbert & Sullivan and BUEI are proud to present the 2017-2018 season of The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, in Bermuda [on film]. Season opens on Saturday 13 January with a new... Read more of this article