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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

Middleton Refusal Gains International Coverage

Middleton Refusal Gains International Coverage

Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy’s decision to deny an overseas film crew temporary work permits is now being carried by some overseas media outlets including those in Canada, Jamaica and even as far away as New Zealand. The news was distributed by the Associated Press, who began their report by saying, “Bermuda has denied temporary work... Read more of this article

Roban: Banning Crew Is ‘Affront To Freedom’

Roban: Banning Crew Is ‘Affront To Freedom’

“Minister Fahy’s decision to ban the overseas film crew is an affront to freedom of expression,” and the PLP encourages him to reverse his decision, Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Walter Roban said this evening [Apr 6]. Citing “potential reputational risks to Bermuda,” Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy denied work permits to... Read more of this article

Middleton Film Crew Denied Work Permits

Middleton Film Crew Denied Work Permits

[Updated] Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy has denied work permits to an overseas film crew — who planned to film a documentary on the Rebecca Middleton murder — citing “potential reputational risks to Bermuda.” When the matter first arose late last month the Minister had said, “”The Middleton film crew were not... Read more of this article

9 Videos: Bermuda Docs Film Festival Trailers

9 Videos: Bermuda Docs Film Festival Trailers

Bermuda Docs has announced the line up of films to be presented at the upcoming Bermuda Documentary Film Festival, set to be held from April 17 through April 20 in the Tradewinds Auditorium at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]. A host of films will be shown, and you can watch the previews below. Official “Plot for Peace”... Read more of this article