Reel Heroes at Sea shares the memories of retired ‘at sea’ projectionists in this special short film programme. Starring Alfred Mahon, who was the projectionist on the RMS Mauretania and narrated by film director, Alex Cox.
Cohiba Productions are building on their heritage projects, Picture Palaces and Reel Heroes, to celebrate the role of cinema projectionists in bringing entertainment and news to the pleasure seekers of the Cunard Line. Short film Reel Heroes at Sea, brings to the silver screen, memories of retired ‘at sea’ projectionists. The film describes their lives, the history of the cinema at sea, preserving the heritage of this important role of the people who connected the audience and the film makers to the silver screen.
Dir. Kim Ryan (2015) UK – cert E