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Makers of an island life in lockdown film are hosting a watch party this Friday June 26.
The film, which takes a personal peek at life during COVID-19 on Mull, Iona, Ulva and Gometra, is being screened on What We Do in the Winter’s
YouTube Channel at 8pm.
Directed and edited by Alasdair and Georgia Satchel from the What We Do in The Winter podcast, footage for Islands In Film was submitted by 75 islanders using a total of 255 shots to document their lives under lockdown during one week in May.
Alasdair put a call out on social media inviting islanders to capture snapshots of their lives to help create a unique archive of this challenging moment in time.
The 47-minute long film is also being sent to the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive.
‘Islands in Film offers a moment of connection, to let the viewer know that we’re not alone and that so many other people are experiencing the same things as them, just in their own ways.
‘It offers an escape from the confinement of lockdown by sharing the spaces of the islands through the authentic voices of the people living there,’ said Alasdair.
Featuring music by Hannah Fisher and Sorren Maclean, Islands In Film is a Struthach Films and Screen Argyll co-production for What We Do in the Winter in collaboration with Mull Museum, Tobermory.
At the end of the film viewers will be invited to make a financial donation to
to Mull & Iona Food Bank.
‘If you enjoy the film we invite you to make a donation, say the price of some popcorn, or even a film ticket to Mull Food Bank,’ said Alasdair.
To view go to: www.youtube.com/channel/UC9R7elfgBnZHyuwhwG-Szbw