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Film Wednesdays presents ‘Drive’

Posted by on May 28th, 2012 No Comments
On Wednesday 30th May Shetland Arts will be showing Drive at The Garrison Theatre as part of the Film Wednesday season. Film Wednesdays give an opportunity to see some of the best in contemporary independent cinema, and this hard-hitting drama is no exception. Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, it stars Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan,… Read the rest...

Free Illustration Workshop with Amy Fisher

Posted by on April 19th, 2012 No Comments
Amy Fisher is offering a free illustration workshop at the Shetland Library on Saturday 21st April between 11.00am and 4.00pm. This is one of the ‘final flings’ of the Reader in Residence project, undertaken here in Shetland by Jen Hadfield, and administered by Shetland Arts as part of Creative Scotland’s ‘Creative Futures’ programme. Workshop participants,… Read the rest...

Bressay Lighthouse BookArt Weekend With Rachel Hazell

Posted by on April 13th, 2012 No Comments
Artist Rachel Hazell still has places on her bookart weekend from 20th – 23rd April. Taking place at the Bressay Lighthouse the course is called ‘Stationery Longing’ and it’s all about post, envelopes, stamps, pockets, letters, handwriting……..and being Rachel, it is bound to be inspirational. If you would like to book a place on the… Read the rest...

Films for LGBT History Month

Posted by on February 9th, 2012 No Comments
Films for LGBT History Month Shetland Film Club will be screening two films as part of LGBT History Month on 17th and 18th February. LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans-sexual) History Month is an annual celebration of Britain’s LGBT citizens, which aims to break through the silence that still surrounds the lives of many people who do not conform to… Read the rest...

Discovery Films for young people

Posted by on October 25th, 2011 No Comments
Discovery Films for young people Discovery Festival Films in Shetland The Discovery International Film Festival for Young People will visit Shetland with two public screenings at the beginning of November, thanks to a partnership between Shetland Film Club and Shetland Arts. Hailed by Creative Scotland as Scotland’s leading youth film festival, Discovery Film Festival is thriving in its 8th year.… Read the rest...

Wordplay/Screenplay Competition winners!

Posted by on October 6th, 2011 No Comments
The winners of the ‘I’m Sure I Know That Face….’ competition at Wordplay/Screenplay last month are: Laura Whittall, Kimberly Patterson, Joanne Adamson, Linda Fox, and The Smith Family, Maywick All these eagle-eyed winners get 4 free tickets to any Shetland Arts’ film screenings between now and the 31st December 2011.   Happy viewing! (The correct answers… Read the rest...

Shetland Film Critic of the Year 2011

Posted by on July 29th, 2011 No Comments
With the Garrison Films Long Weekend coming up from 17th to 21st August you still have a chance to submit an entry for the Shetland Film Critic of the Year 2011, so sharpen your pencils and have a go!  Read on….. Screenplay 2011 – Shetland’s Film Festival invites you to take part in the Shetland… Read the rest...

Film screening: The Pipe – Saturday 21st May

Posted by on May 18th, 2011 No Comments
On Saturday 21st May Shetland Film Club will be screening The Pipe at the Shetland Museum and Archive at 7.30pm. Currently being screened at festivals around the world, where it is gathering a great deal of critical acclaim, this is a documentary about a small community being torn apart by the advent of a large… Read the rest...

Take One Action – world changing cinema on 4th and 5th March

Posted by on February 28th, 2011 No Comments
Nelson Mandela once said that the film Cry Freedom had done more to tell the world about apartheid in South Africa than all his years in prison. This week sees Scotland’s Take One Action Film Festival Tour continue that theme as it brings the best international cinema that celebrates “the people and movies that are… Read the rest...

Shakespeare on Screen

Posted by on January 25th, 2011 No Comments
Shetland Film Club continues its Shakespeare on Screen season at Walls Hall on Sunday 30th January at 4.00pm with Throne of Blood, Akira Kurosawa’s 1957 interpretation of ‘Macbeth’. Kurosawa sets his tale in mediaeval Japan, where warring shoguns struggle for power. After securing a great military victory on behalf of the Emperor, Lord Washizu (played… Read the rest...