HMY Iolaire lost 1st January 1919
Maggie June 13, 2013

 190 Lewis sea men returning from WW1 lost their lives on the 1st of January 1919 when the HMY Iolaire grounded on the Beasts of Holm outside Stornoway Harbour. This was the theme young film maker Alasdair Macleod of Aignish selected when he made a no budget film in 2009. Here is the link.                         


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Filmhouse and the Centre for Moving Image are looking for a film-maker to teach an Understanding Cinema course in Lewis + Harris schools 2 days per week until June 2014. If you're interested in applying, let me know your email address + i'll send you the information. Thanks, Moira
Moira Macdonald October 17, 2013
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