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Steven Robertson to star at Screenplay opening weekend

Posted by on June 25th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that local hero Steven Robertson will be the star attraction at the opening weekend of this year’s Screenplay Film Festival, running from 29 August to 7 September. The Vidlin born star of film, theatre and television will be taking part in a Q&A session after the screening of one of his… Read the rest...

Interview with Ari Shapiro, NPR international correspondent, in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on June 20th, 2014 1 Comment
Ari Shapiro is an NPR international correspondent based in London. An award-winning journalist, his reporting covers a wide range of topics and can be heard on all of NPR’s national news programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Ari Shapiro working in Mareel Cafe Bar Prior to his current post, Shapiro reported from the… Read the rest...

Hansel rides again

Posted by on June 18th, 2014 No Comments
The grand finale of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival will feature Shetland Arts’ Hansel of Film project, with a screening of Simon Thompson’s feature-length documentary, Reels on Wheels. The project, which took place during the summer of 2012 as part of the London2012 Festival, involved a relay race of screenings of short films from Shetland… Read the rest...

Premiere of zombie documentary, with Q&A from director, to be shown @ Mareel

Posted by on June 17th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts will present a one-off premiere screening of new zombie-culture documentary Doc of the Dead, followed by a Q&A with its director Alexandre O. Philippe, on Tuesday next week (24 June, 7.30pm) at Mareel. Philippe, who has visited Shetland before with his film The People vs George Lucas, is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker dedicated… Read the rest...

Vikings Live from the British Museum @ Mareel this weekend & next

Posted by on June 9th, 2014 No Comments
Encore screenings of exhibition broadcast. Sundays 15 & 22 June @ 3pm, Mareel. At 3pm on Sundays 15 & 22 June the British Museum and Shetland Arts will present Vikings Live from the British Museum, supported by BP, at Mareel. Vikings Live from the British Museum will offer cinema audiences an exclusive guided tour of… Read the rest...