Archive for August, 2012

Wordplay: Angus Reid

Posted by on August 31st, 2012 No Comments
Sat 1 Sept, 1500-1600 Screen 2, Mareel Free (book tickets here) Extra Event: Mon 3 Sept, 1300-1400 Shetland Library Free Angus Reid is a writer and filmmaker. He has published three volumes of poetry, The Gift, White Medicine and The Book of Days. His plays include How to Kill, Believer, and Mundus et… Read the rest...

Public Notice: Bonhoga Gallery closed Friday 14 September

Posted by on August 31st, 2012 No Comments
Bonhoga Gallery will be closed to the public on Friday 14 September for a private function. Normal opening hours will continue on Saturday 15 September. Thank you for your cooperation.… Read the rest...

Mareel Cinema Programme

Posted by on August 30th, 2012 No Comments
Mareel.org currently has the full programme of events for Screenplay & Wordplay (31 Aug-9 Sept) available for purchase online. We will release the full regular cinema programme, which begins on the 10 Sept, on the website soon. The regular cinema programme will include new films, premieres, summer catch-up films, family films, international films, independent films,… Read the rest...

Screenplay kicks off in Mareel this weekend

Posted by on August 29th, 2012 No Comments
The sixth Shetland Arts annual film festival, Screenplay 2012, kicks off this weekend by paying tribute to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games with the 30th anniversary release of Chariots of Fire on Friday evening. The festival runs over ten days, and the first weekend gives film lovers of all ages an opportunity to… Read the rest...

Parliament poem to visit Mareel during Wordplay

Posted by on August 29th, 2012 No Comments
“What kind of country do you wish to live in?” While Scotland debates its political identity in preparation for an independence referendum, Edinburgh artist Angus Reid considered it was time to answer this question for himself. As a film-maker and visual artist as well as a writer, he decided to invite people across Scotland to… Read the rest...