Several theatre-related films are scheduled to unspool May 1-8 at the Bermuda International Film Festival.
The festival is highlighting a series of "firsts," as in first-time producers, directors and screenwriters from the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and other countries.
The festival includes:
* The Whole Wide World -- Vincent D'Onofrio, who appeared Off-Broadway earlier this season in a Sam Shepard play, stars in Claudio Rocha's film about small-town Texas in the 1930s. (May 1 and 8)
* The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati -- Standup comic Alan Williams brings his one-man stage show Cockroach Trilogy to the screen. (May 2 and 5). * The Last Time I Committed Suicide -- Keanu Reeves, who has played Hamlet on stage, stars in this jazzy film about "beat" writers Neal Cassidy and Jack Kerouac. (May 3 and 6)
Other films scheduled: Family Name, Mug Shot, Village Idiots, The Riddle, Milk and Money, When Mother Comes Home for Christmas, The Destiny of Marty Fine, The Size of Watermelons, Boston Kickout, Flight and Pin Gods.
For more information on the festival, schedules and ticket sales, see its website http://www.bermuda.bm/filmfestival.
-- By Robert Viagas