Artforms

‘Auld Enemies’ poetry event @ Mareel this month

Posted by on July 1st, 2014 No Comments
On Monday 14 July at 7pm Shetland Arts will present Auld Enemies, a transnational collaborative poetry event, in Mareel’s Green Room. The event will see poets work in rolling pairs to produce original works for readings across the breadth of Scotland. Each event across Scotland features numerous pairs of writers from the region who present… Read the rest...

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...