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Caymanian Documentary "Beacon Farms", a triple award winner at International film competitions.

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Caymanian Documentary "Beacon Farms", a triple award winner at International film competitions.

Caymanian Documentary "Beacon Farms", a triple award winner at International film competitions.


Cayman Islands - January 11, 2024 (USANews.com) - Celebrating a remarkable achievement, the documentary "Beacon Farms, The Movie" conceived, produced and directed by Caymanian Candy Whicker, secured three awards including the Silver Award for feature documentary at the esteemed 2023 Hollywood Independent Filmmaker Awards. In addition, the film also was designated an “Official Selection” of both the London International Film Festival and Documentaries Without Borders for 2024. The film, showcasing the transformative journey of Cayman's only non-profit farm supporting addiction recovery, premiered in February 2023 at Camana Bay Cinema.


Beacon Farms, established in 2016, employs 13 Caymanians, offering them the opportunity to learn new skills in a safe and sober environment. “Beacon Farms, The Movie” will return to Cayman screens in the new year, supported by Camana Bay Cinema and Dart, providing a continued platform for sharing Beacon Farms' impactful story with island residents and visitors.


In a groundbreaking collaboration this year, Beacon Farms joined forces with Cayman Cigar Company to introduce "The Beacon," the first premium cigar featuring whole-leaf tobacco grown exclusively in the Cayman Islands. This exceptional cigar, born from years of research, is a testament to the shared mission of showcasing world-class Cayman tobacco and giving back to those in need.


For more information on Beacon Farms, visit https://www.beaconfarmscayman.org.


About Beacon Farms

Beacon Farms is a transformative non-profit agricultural venture established in 2016 by Cayman Permanent Residents Ganger and Margie Haugh. The Haugh Foundation provided start-up capital for the creation and operation of the farm in North Side, Grand Cayman. Dedicated to supporting Caymanians in sustained addiction recovery, Beacon Farms provides educational programs and a positive, safe, supervised environment for individuals to learn new skills.


With a mission to build a better future for both Caymanians and the island community, Beacon Farms employs innovative farming techniques, including experimental crops such as tobacco, fostering sustainable, organic and biodynamic agriculture using a framework of social-entrepreneurship.


About Cayman Cigar Company

Cayman Cigar Company is dedicated to creating world-class cigars using the finest Caribbean and Cayman grown tobacco. Each cigar is meticulously hand-rolled by Cuban born, classically trained Torcedoras (Master Cigar Rollers), ensuring unparalleled craftsmanship in each hand crafted cigar. Infused with the spirit of innovation, entrepreneurship, and collaboration that characterizes the people of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Cigar Company offers the very best in premium cigars. Furthermore, Cayman Cigar Company proudly donates 100% of all profits to charitable endeavors. Cayman Cigar Company is the only premium cigar company in the world to donate all profits to charity.


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Contact: Scott Haugh
Address: 333 North Falkenburg Rd. A-124, Tampa, FL 33619
Website: www.caymancigars.com
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