Rural Nations Ltd

Rural Nations is a film and television production company that also delivers experimental performance and 

Community arts promotion.

Based in the Western Isles the company undertakes collaborations with national and international partners 

with a focus of creating film and contemporary performance that is inspired by people living in 

rural environments

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Bernera Community Centre 

Friday March 25th

Address: Benera Community Centre, Breaclete, Bernera , HS2 9LT

How to get there: At Garynahine take the road to Uig and Bernera (B8011). Continue past the turn off to Linshader until you reach the right turn onto the Bernera road (B8059). After turning onto the B8059 follow the main road, crossing the Bernera Bridge , until you reach the village of Breaclete (Signposted BREACLEIT). The Community Centre is located at the north of the village, past the church and the

school, on the left hand side. Entry to the Centre is via the car park entrance. Food will be available at the Community Centre either to eat while watching a film or to “take away”.

The Bernera Community Centre is the hub of most community events and activities in Bernera and Tir Mor. Events such as the Lewis Coastal Film Festival provide an excellent reason for local residents and visitors to meet at the Centre and enjoy a good film and a good night out.

David MacLeod

Film showing £4.00 Concessions £2.00 Daily ticket £8.00


UK 1949/80mins

Director: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Basil Radford, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton

Filmed on the Western Isles, Whisky Galore is one of Ealing Studios greatest comedies. A group of Scottish locals try to relieve a recently stranded ship of its contents, which just happen to be thousands of bottles of the golden nectar: whisky. Alexander Mackendrick’s first film as a director – before he went on to

make other classics like The Ladykillers and Sweet Smell Of Success - is still one of Scottish cinemas best loved films and is based on the true(ish) story of the S.S. Politician that shipwrecked on route to Jamaica from Liverpool.


UK 2010/16mins

Director: Jane McAllister

A fragile community clings on to a run-down Church in Glasgow as it faces closure.

Caretaker Tommy is 78 years old and for the past 16 years he has been cleaner, flower

arranger, roof mender, soup maker and overall true measure of goodness for St Luke’s & St Andrew’s Parish Church of Scotland. With the prospect of closure looming ever nearer for St Luke’s & St Andrews what will be left for this fragile community of ageing, lonely souls?


USA 2010/ 94mins

Director: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

Voices: Steve Carell, Jason Segal, Russell Brand, Kristen Wiig, Jermaine Clement

Super villain Gru is fed up that he is not treated with more respect, even his mother doesn’t think that he is a very good bad guy. When one of his rivals for the title of World’s Greatest Villain, the younger and more successful Vector, steals the Great Pyramid of Giza then Gru decides that there is just one thing for it – to steal the MOON! Just as he, and his fabulous little yellow minions, get going he gets saddled with three young children. Will Gru manage to become the super villain he wants to be and mange three kids? Well you’ll just have to come along to this hilarious adventure to find out.


UK 2008/1½mins

Director: Will Adams

A lone astronaut attempts to terraform a hostile planet with a malfunctioning robot as his only companion. Every small success the Terrafarmer enjoys is decimated by the robot’s stupidity in a classic chalk and cheese comedy.


USA 2010/ 112

Director: James Mangold

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Dano

Roy Miller (Tom Cruise) is a spy on the run from a mysterious agency, he enlists the help of June Havens (Cameron Diaz) – without letting her know or giving her a choice – in his quest to try and save a younginventor. This is a rip roaring action ride from two of Hollywood’s biggest stars. It’s funny, exciting and never takes its self seriously. A perfect Friday night movie.


UK 2010/19mins

Director: David McKay Starring: Peter Mullan, Vicki Masson

The Neighbours is an adaptation of the short story, ‘Neighbors’, by the late American writer, Raymond Carver. This story examines a middle-aged couple’s sudden exposure to an enviable and unattainable lifestyle, and the effect that has on their relationship.