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Screenplay Reviews: Raspberry Boat Refugee

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Reviews: Raspberry Boat Refugee As part of the Screenplay Festival our volunteers have been reviewing some of the films they’ve been watching. Here Sophie Balcombe reviews Raspberry Boat Refugee (Dir Leif Lindblom). Raspberry Boat Refugee is the story of Mikko Virtanen, who believes he is a Swedish man trapped in the body of a Finnish one, comically dubbed a… Read the rest...

Screenplay Reviews: Lord of the Rings

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Reviews: Lord of the Rings As part of the Screenplay Festival our volunteers have been reviewing some of the films they’ve been watching. Here Logan Nicolson reviews Lord of the Rings (Dir Ralph Bakshi). Let me begin by saying this is not an animated version of Peter Jackson’s semi-classic trilogy, but is in fact a very interesting (and to an… Read the rest...

Screenplay Reviews: Alive Inside

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Reviews: Alive Inside As part of the Screenplay Festival our volunteers have been reviewing some of the films they’ve been watching. Here Sophie Balcombe reviews Alive Inside (Dir Michael Rossato-Bennett). Alive Inside is a touching and inspiring documentary about the power of music and its importance in shaping us as people. It follows scientist Dan Cohen on his… Read the rest...

Public invited take part in survey on future of Visual Arts and Craft in Shetland

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Public invited take part in survey on future of Visual Arts and Craft in Shetland Following discussions at The Garrison Theatre  and Global Yell earlier this year, Shetland Arts is inviting members of the public to take part in a survey to gather thoughts and views from interested parties on what their hopes and ambitions are for the future development of Visual Arts and Crafts in Shetland. The survey includes… Read the rest...

Danish Diaspora, Scotland Seen With Danish Eyes

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Danish Diaspora, Scotland Seen With Danish Eyes Bonhoga Gallery, Saturday 12 September – Sunday 25 October Public Opening Friday 11 September 6-7.30pm An exhibition by five internationally recognised Scottish Danes opens next week at Bonhoga, featuring ceramics and baskets, jewellery and boxes in a diverse range of styles and materials. On the final leg of its Scotland-wide tour, Danish Diaspora is an… Read the rest...