Vision: The Story of Sir Harold Christie

A documentary highlighting the life and times of a eccentric real estate mogul and politician who rose from poverty to become one of the largest landowners in The Bahamas.

Sir Harold G Christie is a unique figure in Bahamian history, rising from humble beginnings to achieve remarkable success and an enduring legacy as one of the country’s most powerful – and controversial – icons. In 1943 he achieved notoriety in the Sir Harry Oakes murder trial and this stylish docudrama reveals never before known details about the unsolved cold case. The life and accomplishments of this true Bahamian pioneer – credited by some as putting The Bahamas on the map for Real Estate and Tourism – is explored through interviews with family, contemporaries and cultural icons as well as through narration and archival footage.

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Vision: The Story of Sir Harold Christie (2023)

Feature (80mins) Documentary Biography

Region:

The Bahamas

Language:

English

Rating:

No Rating

Producer(s):

Paola Alvino-Christie

Director(s):

Kareem Mortimer

Writer(s):

Kareem Mortimer

Showtimes:

Tue 26 Sep 2023, 5.30pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

T+T Premiere, Caribbean Premiere


Kareem Mortimer

Kareem Mortimer

Kareem Mortimer is a highly accomplished Bahamian director renowned for his talent in narrative films, documentaries, music videos, commercials, and experimental films on a global scale. With a passion for crafting extraordinary and visually captivating images, Kareem aims to create a lasting impact on his audience.

His remarkable films have reached audiences in over forty countries and have been featured on prestigious networks such as PBS, AsPire, Showtime, NBPC, Logo, and Canal 22. Among his notable works are the feature films “Cargo,” “Windjammers,” and “Children of God.” Additionally, Kareem has directed national campaigns for prominent organizations including Aliv, the Ministry of Environmental Health, the Ministry of Tourism, and Scorpios. He has also contributed to various television shows, such as “Hip-Hop Nation: Notes from the Underground,” “The Electronic Lounge,” “This Is Paradise,” and “Extraordinary Cuisine.”

Kareem’s innovative and thought-provoking experimental films have been showcased in renowned galleries across Europe, North America, Africa, and the Caribbean. Throughout his career, he has received over 35 awards, including two Icon Awards and an African Movie Academy Award. He has honed his skills through prestigious programs like Berlinale Talents and Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab.

Kareem has also made significant contributions to the film industry as a curator of the film program at The Island House Cinema. Currently, he hosts the podcast “Looking Deep” and holds key positions as the Founder and Executive Chairman of Best Ever Film and the Chief Creative of Best Yet Entertainment.

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