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‘Prerogative Of Mercy’ Screenplay Completed

‘Prerogative Of Mercy’ Screenplay Completed

The film screenplay, ‘Prerogative of Mercy,’ based on Island Flames, the best-selling book about the “last hangings on British soil and the December 1977 riots,” has been completed. Jonathan Smith, President of Island Flames Limited which owns the screenplay rights, stated: “When we announced this project in 2016, we recognized the... Read more of this article

Jonathan Smith’s New Book To Explore Policing

Jonathan Smith’s New Book To Explore Policing

Previously classified information will be published for the first time in Jonathan Smith’s latest book, which is set to be released in late 2017, with the book to explore policing in Bermuda from the 1970′s to the current day. New information will be revealed about the Bermuda Housing Corporation investigation, attempts at political interference... Read more of this article

‘Island Flames’ Book To Become Feature Film

‘Island Flames’ Book To Become Feature Film

‘Island Flames’  – the best-selling book about the 1977 riots — is set to be turned into a film thanks to a collaborative effort between director Lucinda Spurling, writer and actress Liana Hall and filmmaker, and photographer and former broadcast-news journalist Alia Hamza. The book, released to the public on October 21st 2015, sold... Read more of this article

Island Flames Author Donates To Public Schools

Island Flames Author Donates To Public Schools

Earlier today [Nov 26] the Minister of Education, R. Wayne Scott met with Bermudian author Jonathan Smith who donated $500 book certificates to Government middle and secondary school libraries. As a follow up to the successful book launch of Island Flames, Mr. Smith today fulfilled his pledge to donate part proceeds to educational or charitable institutions... Read more of this article

Book Signing By Jonathan D. Smith On Nov 4

Book Signing By Jonathan D. Smith On Nov 4

The Bermuda College Library is getting set to present a book signing and presentation by writer Jonathan D. Smith, the author of ‘Island Flames,’ a book that explores the story of Bermuda’s 1977 riots. The book signing and presentation will take place on Wednesday November 4 from 6.30pm to 8.00pm at the Bermuda College Library; light... Read more of this article

“Island Flames” Donated To Education Ministry

“Island Flames” Donated To Education Ministry

The Minister of Education Wayne Scott was today [Oct 22] presented with copies of the “Island Flames” book by author Jonathan Smith at CedarBridge Academy. Mr. Smith has recently released “Island Flames” which details the pivotal events surrounding the 1977 riots. Today he presented the Ministry of Education with copies for middle... Read more of this article

Video Promo: Island Flames Book On 1977 Riots

Video Promo: Island Flames Book On 1977 Riots

The book launch for “Island Flames” — which provides an in-depth look at the circumstances surrounding the 1977 riots — was held last night [Oct 21] at the Bookmart at Brown & Co., with the 360-page book now available for sale. Part proceeds from the book, which was written by former Commissioner of Police and Senator Jonathan... Read more of this article

“Island Flames” Book Details Executions, Riots

“Island Flames” Book Details Executions, Riots

Author Jonathan D Smith is releasing “Island Flames,” Bermuda’s first ever book about the political murders, executions and Bermuda’s chronic race problems that resulted in the 1977 riots. The book’s description said, “The 1970’s was the closest Bermuda ever came to a revolution. Political murders marred the early years of the... Read more of this article

BUEI To Screen ‘In The Hour Of Victory’ Film

BUEI To Screen ‘In The Hour Of Victory’ Film

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is getting set to present a special viewing of the award-winning film In the Hour of Victory, followed by a Q&A session with Bermudian film producer Lucinda Spurling and the author of the film’s book, Jonathan D. Smith, tomorrow [Jan 30] starting at 7.30pm. In the Hour of Victory presents... Read more of this article

Bermuda War Film To Screen At NYC Festival

Bermuda War Film To Screen At NYC Festival

TenTen Publications and Bermudian production company Afflare Films announced their award winning film In the Hour of Victory has managed to penetrate the all-important New York City independent film festival market with a screening this coming week. Featured in the “Mark of Distinction” category, the film will screen at the New York City... Read more of this article

Victory Film Claims Another Film Festival Award

Victory Film Claims Another Film Festival Award

TenTen Publications and Afflare Films have revealed that their award winning film has chalked up another film festival win. The World War II-based Bermuda documentary, ‘In The Hour of Victory’ was the winner of the best ‘Directing in a Documentary’ category at the just-completed Southampton (UK) International Film Festival.More than 400 films,... Read more of this article

Victory Film Nominated For Two Further Awards

Victory Film Nominated For Two Further Awards

Afflare Films and TenTen Publications announced that Lucinda Spurling’s film, ‘In the Hour of Victory’ has been nominated for two further awards at the upcoming Southampton International Film Festival to be held in Southampton, UK between October 3rd and 6th 2013. The film will make its UK premiere screening at the festival and has been nominated... Read more of this article

Victory Deal With California Film Company

Victory Deal With California Film Company

An agreement has been signed which will potentially take the Bermuda documentary, ‘In The Hour of Victory’ to the more lucrative North American and International markets. Executive Producer of the film, Jonathan Smith, was in Beverly Hills, California last Friday to sign an agreement with Ostrow and Company. Ostrow and Company specializes in finding... Read more of this article