The Small Island Film Festival was welcomed to Islay in October 2008. A series of screenings, discussions and social events took place over the weekend of October 3-5th 2008 to celebrate both Islay’s local film heritage, (including both The Maggie and show-casing more recent local filmmaking) and films from a number of island settings across the globe including the Canadian Arctic Broken Promises and Stolen Spirits of Haida Gwaii and a continued link for the Small Islands Film Festival with film from Ireland including Inis Airc – Bas Oileáin (Inishark – Death of an Island, Deireadh an Áil (The Last of the Blasket People) and Slán An Scéalaí (May the Storyteller Thrive).  Other Scottish productions include screenings of Seachd and Orwell: Against the Tide. Further details of screening programme and events can be seen by clicking on 2008 above.

Some images from Islay 2008