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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The Bridge Centre, Stornoway 

Saturday March 26th

The Bridge is a significant youth provider in the Stornoway area with young people travelling from other areas to participate in our programme. We work with young

people from primary 5 up and seek to increase the amount of opportunities for them to play and socialise in a safe environment. The coastal film festival choices here at the Bridge have been made by the young people, some of whom have been working on making film through our partnership with Rural Nations, hopefully we will see some of their films on the big screen in the near future.

Address: Bridge Community Centre, Bayhead Embankment, Bayhead, Stornoway, HS1 2DU. Contact Tel: 01851 702432

How to get there: It is on the main road out of town, next to the entrance to the Castle Grounds.

Food will be available between film showings with hot dogs, popcorn and all kinds of treats available. The film screenings at The Bridge are part of a Young Programmers Project funded by Regional Screen Scotland.

Jonathan Maciver

Film showing £4.00 Concessions £2.00 Daily ticket £8.00


USA/China 2010/139mins

Director: Harald Zwart

Starring: Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson

Was it time for an updated remake of the 80’s classic? Turns out it was as this is a terrific version of the classic story and probably even better than the original. This time though 12 year old Dre Parker (Jaden Smith – Will Smith’s son) has been taken by his

mother to Beijing to begin a new life. But when he gets there he realises that it’s going to be even harder to fit in than he thought, especially with the school bullies coming after him. It is then that he meets Mr Han (Jackie Chan) who teaches him not just kung fu but that peace, though hard to attain, is the correct path.


UK 2010/1min

Director: Dana Dorian

A five-year-old Scottish boy discusses the best way for a group of small dinosaurs to stop a big dinosaur from picking on them.


UK 2010/95mins

Director: Bruce Webb

Starring: Josh Bolt, Eugene Byrne, Connor McIntyre, Liza Tarbuck, Neve McIntosh

Robbie (Josh Bolt) and Ziggy (Eugene Byrne) think they’ll be best mates forever, but when Robbie collapses on holiday and is diagnosed with a fatal heart condition, forever suddenly seems a lot shorter. Lying in the children’s ward, Robbie only has one thing on his mind: he doesn’t want to die a virgin - and the only one who can help him achieve

his goal is his best friend Ziggy. Both newcomers Josh Bold and Eugene Byrne are spontaneous and charmingly rough around the edges, making The Be All and End All that rare thing; a British film that is frank, unsentimental and often downright funny.


UK 2010/11mins Director: Stewart Comrie

Inside of an abandoned house a strange dual universe awaits and a shadowy host with a penchant for collecting sits ready to lure us inside its rooms of curiosity.

MEAN GIRLS (12) 8pm

USA/Canada 2004/94mins

Director: Mark S. Waters

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Tina Fey, Rachel McAdams, Amy Poehler, Amanda Seyfried 

Cady Heron was brought up in wilds of Africa, she’s more used to the rules of the jungle than of those of the playground, so when her family moves back to America and she is enrolled in school her life turns upside down. When she arrives she is accepted by the coolest clique around, The Plastics, delighted to join them at first will she be able to do all that is necessary to become one or can she find her own individuality? Written by, and starring, Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), this is probably the best of the high school set films since the heady days of John Hughes; it’s funny, has a great cast of today’s stars and is a true classic of the past decade.


UK 2010/5mins Director: Iain Gardener

A recently deceased Fox has a life after death experience.

AN COTHROM (THE CHANCE) (U) 5 minutes - Tiree High School. Pirates, Treasure and a Map - what more could you ask for in this tale of high jinks.