BIC Film: The Last Hunt Clubs

BIC Film: The Last Hunt Clubs


This fourth BIC documentary film by Academy Award-nominated director James Spione takes us on an extraordinary journey through the evocative ruins and little-known history of the great hunting clubs of Virginia's barrier islands.

Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, hundreds of sportsmen's lodges, built by wealthy industrialists and staffed by Southern locals, dotted the American coastline. In this intimate recounting, regional historians, as well as shore residents with deep family connections to the clubs, bring their heyday to vivid life.

But the shifting sands of these dynamic islands are no place to build a permanent structure, and Spione's film details how powerful storms and economic stress brought the era of the clubs to a close. 

Add To Cart