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Video Previews: Bermuda Docs Film Festival

Video Previews: Bermuda Docs Film Festival

Two films that made their world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival will screen on the opening night of the sixth Bermuda Documentary Film Festival on Friday April 20. Chasing Ice, which won a Cinematography Award at Sundance, tells the story of the Extreme Ice Survey, a massive photography project utilising 30 cameras over three continents... Read more of this article

Oscar Short Films Series At BUEI

Oscar Short Films Series At BUEI

For the first time, film lovers in Bermuda can warm up for the Academy Awards by watching the entire slate of Oscar-nominated short films for 2012. Bermuda Docs and the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] have teamed up to present the nominated short films in three series. The Oscar-nominated Documentary shorts will screen at the BUEI’s... Read more of this article

Weekend Film Series Resumes

Weekend Film Series Resumes

An award-winning documentary film that examines the problem of waste in our consumer society, and a warm and witty Italian comedy, are the featured films at the “Weekend Film Series” on Sunday [Jan. 15]. “The Clean Bin Project” will screen at 3 p.m., and will be followed by a Q.&A. session with Vanese Flood-Gordon of Government’s... 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

Bermuda Gets Trumped Again

Bermuda Gets Trumped Again

Due to popular demand, there will be another Bermuda screening of “You’ve Been Trumped”, Anthony Baxter’s documentary about how a group of Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald Trump over his plans to develop one of Britain’s very last stretches of wilderness. Following its sellout success at the Bermuda Docs film festival... Read more of this article

Bermuda Weekend Film Series Screenings

Bermuda Weekend Film Series Screenings

A documentary film about a baby Orca that makes human friends, and a humorous and charming award-winning French film, are the featured films at the Weekend Film Series on Sunday [Nov. 20]. The monthly event is held in the Tradewinds Auditorium at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]. “The Whale” will screen at 3 p.m. while... Read more of this article

Second Screening For “The Interrupters”

Second Screening For “The Interrupters”

A second screening has been added for “The Interrupters”, an award-winning film about the crime prevention programme, CeaseFire Chicago. The film will screen on Saturday [Nov. 5] at 6 p.m. in the Tradewinds Auditorium of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. It screened to a sold-out audience at the Bermuda Documentary Film Festival... Read more of this article

Video Trailers: Weekend Film Series

Video Trailers: Weekend Film Series

An award-winning documentary about the worldwide bee crisis, and a French action thriller that was nominated for a 2011 Academy Award® are the featured films at the ‘Weekend Film Series’ this coming Sunday, June 19. Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? has won awards at festivals in Maui, Memphis, Syracuse, Nashville, Rhode Island –... Read more of this article

Video Previews: May 15 Weekend Film Series

Video Previews: May 15 Weekend Film Series

A charming documentary that has broken box office records at Film Forum in New York, and an Italian comedic drama that was the country’s nominee for the 2011 Foreign Language Film Academy Award®, are the featured films at the ‘Weekend Film Series’ on Sunday May 15. The documentary, Bill Cunningham New York, screens at 3 p.m. while The First Beautiful... Read more of this article

Second Screening Of Documentary On Poverty

Second Screening Of Documentary On Poverty

After tickets to the first screening sold out in a single day, the Bermuda Documentary Film Festival [Bermuda Docs] has added a second screening of the documentary film, Poverty in Paradise: The Price We Pay, directed by Lucinda Spurling and produced by the Coalition for the Protection of Children. The film will screen on Sunday May 1 at 9 p.m. in... Read more of this article

Film Previews: ‘Bermuda Docs’ Line-up

Film Previews: ‘Bermuda Docs’ Line-up

Two documentaries from the Academy Awards® shortlist, and the two major prize winners at North America’s top documentary festival, are among 11 films screening at the Bermuda Documentary Film Festival [Bermuda Docs], April 29-30-1 May. Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders and This Way of Life, both of which qualified for the Oscar®... Read more of this article

‘Shed Your Tears and Walk Away’ to Screen

‘Shed Your Tears and Walk Away’ to Screen

Bermuda-born director Jez Lewis will return to the Island for the first time since his early childhood when his award-winning documentary film makes its international premiere at the fourth Bermuda Documentary Film Festival [Bermuda Docs], April 29-30-1 May. ‘Shed Your Tears and Walk Away’ earned rave reviews from the United Kingdom press, and was... Read more of this article

Weekend Film Series BUEI Double Feature

Weekend Film Series BUEI Double Feature

A documentary about the Greenpeace environmental movement focusing on the iconic “Rainbow Warrior” ship, and a French feel-good dramedy starring Oscar winner Kevin Kline, are the featured films at the Weekend Film Series on Sunday March 13. The documentary, “The Rainbow Warriors of Waiheke Island”, screens at 3 p.m. while “Queen... Read more of this article