Author Archives: shonamain

Wildie and Lalla (2021)

An honouring of Jessie Saxby (Wildie) (1842-1940) through her writings and love of her late daughter, Lalla. Commissioned by Shetland Arts and Creative Scotland. Words and music Catriona Macdonald Cinematography and editing Shona Main Editing Angelica Kroeger

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March 2020: going back to Grise Fiord

UPDATE: This trip has been postponed. Be safe, Nunavummuit. Whilst COVID-19 has created uncertainty, I am packing and readying to head back to Grise Fiord to see the people who helped me when I was there in 2018. I will … Continue reading

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‘Jenny’s Arctic Diary’ goes home after 40 years

It turns out this was the first ever public screening of the film in Grise Fiord. Lovely screening of Gilbertson's 'Jenny's Arctic Diary' in Grise Fiord Hamlet last night. pic.twitter.com/enwGGRqvLx — shona main (@shonamain) October 6, 2018

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With thanks to Qiniq (Grise Fiord’s internet provider)

The joy of filming ice forming while @carlacap sends me updates from the Terry Gilliam talk @cinetecabologna pic.twitter.com/I1zLwXVbJI — shona main (@shonamain) September 28, 2018

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Delivery

Vital research materials from the men of the Shetland Archive @ShetlandMandA pic.twitter.com/AT2ilxO7xu — shona main (@shonamain) September 28, 2018

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