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Free Screening Of “In The Hour Of Victory”

Free Screening Of “In The Hour Of Victory”

Afflare Films and TenTen Publications in conjunction with the Division of Liberal Arts of the Bermuda College are announced a free public screening of the award-winning film, ‘In the Hour of Victory.’ The film will be shown at 7:00pm on Tuesday [May 21] at Room G301 North Hall at the Bermuda College. The film won the top Platinum Remi Award in the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Documentary Wins Top Festival Award

Bermuda Documentary Wins Top Festival Award

Bermudian made documentary “In the Hour of Victory” has won the top award in the “Feature Documentaries” category at WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, the oldest independent film festival in the world. The film, co-directed by local documentarians Lucinda Spurling and Andrew Kirkpatrick of Afflare Films and based... Read more of this article

Bermudian Film Shortlisted For WorldFest Award

Bermudian Film Shortlisted For WorldFest Award

Bermudian made documentary ‘In the Hour of Victory’ has been selected to screen at the prestigious 46th Annual WorldFest Houston International Film Festival in Texas later this month, and has also been selected as a finalist for one of their top awards. The film, which is based on the book of the same title by Jonathan Smith, tells the story of... Read more of this article

Smith: ‘Making Sure & Steady Progress On Crime’

Smith: ‘Making Sure & Steady Progress On Crime’

In response to the recently released crime statistics Senator Jonathan Smith — a former Police Commissioner — said: “While we have more work to do, I’m glad to see that we’re making sure and steady progress bringing crime under control.” “Over the last several quarters, we’ve seen that crime is consistently on the way down.... Read more of this article

Documentary Preview: ‘In The Hour Of Victory’

Documentary Preview: ‘In The Hour Of Victory’

The Bermuda Documentary Film Festival later this month features the world premiere of award winning Bermudian director Lucinda Spurling’s film, “In the Hour of Victory,” which is based on the book by Senator Jonathan Smith. Senator Smith published “In The Hour Of Victory” — based on letters his grandfather Major Toby Smith sent to... Read more of this article

Bermuda Soldier Book Presented To School

Bermuda Soldier Book Presented To School

Education Minister Dame Jennifer Smith yesterday [Dec. 7] took part in a book presentation ceremony at T.N. Tatem Middle School along with author Senator Jonathan Smith. The book and a forthcoming documentary tell the story of Major Toby Smith — the Senator’s grandfather — who was a member of the first contingent of Bermudian troops... Read more of this article

Bermuda Soldier’s Story Documentary

Bermuda Soldier’s Story Documentary

Acclaimed local filmmaker Lucinda Spurling’s adaptation of a recent book about a Bermuda soldier killed in action just seven months before the end of World War Two is likely to premiere at next year’s Bermuda Documentary Film Festival. Senator Jonathan Smith published “In The Hour Of Victory” — based on letters his grandfather... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Candidate Jonathan Smith

Video: PLP Candidate Jonathan Smith

[Updated with video] Continuing their candidate roll outs this morning [Nov.17], the Progressive Labour Party announced that Senator Jonathan Smith will be their candidate for Constituency #28, Warwick West Warwick West is presently held by the OBA’s Mark Pettingill, who won under the UBP’s banner in 2007 with 62.07% of the vote over the... Read more of this article

Senator Smith: Statement On Gang Task Force

Senator Smith: Statement On Gang Task Force

[Updated with video] This morning [June 1] Senator Jonathan Smith, the Junior Minister for National Security, delivered a Ministerial Statement on the Gang Task Force, which is being organized with an aim to stem the rising crime the island is experiencing. Senator Smith, who served as Bermuda’s Police Commissioner from 2000-2005, said “These are... Read more of this article

Colonel Burch Replaced By Smith & Perinchief

Colonel Burch Replaced By Smith & Perinchief

[Updated] It appears that Colonel David Burch has stepped down from his Government position. Government issued a release yesterday evening saying there will be a swearing-in ceremony for Members of the Legislature at Government House this morning [Apr.4], however did not confirm which individual[s] would be stepping down. Upon Bernews sending an email... Read more of this article

Ex-Commissioner On Gang Violence

Ex-Commissioner On Gang Violence

Former Police Commissioner Jonathan Smith today (Dec.9) said the gang culture is becoming engrained in Bermudian society and he encouraged Government to pursue a major cross-Ministry initiative aimed at both identifying at-risk young people and preventing them from drifting into crime In a presentation to the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee... Read more of this article