We are pleased to share with you an upcoming online event from makers of the film, KEEPERS OF THE LIGHT…
From whaling days to electrification, KEEPERS OF THE LIGHT tells the story of Gay Head Light’s evolving technology, heroism and shipwrecks, and the people who are called upon in each generation to keep the light, woven with the story of the recent race against time to save the historic beacon from falling over the edge of the rapidly eroding cliffs.
The film will be distributed by American Public Television to Public Television stations nationwide starting in mid May. The documentary is also now for the first time available to screen online!
In conjunction with this launch, there will be a special Zoom Online Launch Celebration and Film Discussion May 7th, at 8pm, EST. The filmmakers will be joined by special guests (listed below) to discuss the film and answer your questions.
Filmmakers Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth will be joined by special guests:
Jeremy D’Entremont, ALF and USLHS Lighthouse Historian
Kristina Hook, Wampanoag Tribal Elder
Richard Skidmore, Gay Head Lighthouse Keeper
Martha Vanderhoop, granddaughter of Keeper Charles Vanderhoop
Isaac Taylor, Musical Guest will perform his song “Red Queen.”
Register for the Zoom event here: https://kol-launch.eventbrite.com
The Zoom code will be sent to the email you use to register prior to the event.
Watch the film before the Zoom event here:
The Launch Celebration and Q&A on Zoom is free. There is an option to donate if you would like. The cost to screen KEEPERS OF THE LIGHT online is $4.99. If you haven’t seen the film yet, please do so before the Zoom event. Donations for the Zoom event and proceeds from the rentals between now and May 7th, will benefit the film and the Gay Head Lighthouse.
For more information about this online event or the film, visit: https://www.keepersofthelightfilm.com
The Zoom Online Launch Celebration and Film Discussion is presented in conjunction with the following presenting partners: