This week’s Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal remembers Gilbert Klingel in an article titled, “This year marks 70th anniversary of Klingel’s ‘The Bay’”. Follow this link to read the article on the Gazette’s website
Gwynn’s Island boat builder Gilbert Klingel is featured in the April 2021 issue of Chesapeake Bay Magazine
“In 1951, several nature writers were captivating readers with books that would endure for generations. Rachel Carson opened our eyes to the oceans’ wonders. Thor Heyerdahl thrilled us with his tale of South Seas bravery aboard a log raft. And Gilbert Klingel, a lesser known but no less knowledgeable author, took us where no one …
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Sea History Magazine
The Spring issue of “Sea History Magazine” contains a full 2 page article written for youth about Gilbert Klingel and his encounter with an octopus while diving off the shores of the island of Great Inagua in 1938, and more on Klingel’s diving and the Basilisk, his replica of Joshua Slocum’s famous Spray. Articles are …
Klingel Film Wins Platinum Remi
WOW! The documentary “Gilbert Klingel: Man of Steel” is still winning awards. This year it went out west to Texas, to the Houston International Worldfest Film Festival and was awarded the Platinum Remi Award for Documentary Film Subjects. The international festival had over 4,600 entries, from 76 countries, and the Platinum Remi is the top award, the highest “Remi” for its category, coming in above bronze, silver, and gold! An amazing accomplishment. Congratulations to Producer Dave Miller of Miller Productions of Virginia, as well as all who gave much appreciated support.
“Gilbert Klingel documentary wins film festival award”
This article was published in the Gloucester Mathews Gazette-Journal on May 7, 2020.
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Richmond International Film Festival – April 25
The Richmond International Film Festival, a film and music festival, is coming up soon. We are so happy to have been selected to screen our Klingel documentary at this big Richmond event. Awards for this festival will be announced at the end of the festival week, and you won’t want to miss it! So, the …