Events, Media & Stories

Director Shares Story Behind Film in Podcast

Most of the production for Wizard of Zenda happened over the past four years. But filming for the doc actually began in 2014 when Buddy was first interviewed. Eye on Annapolis podcast host John Frenaye interviews the director of the film about the process.

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Wizard of Zenda to be featured at Annapolis Film Festival

Imagine yourself at sailing school as a kid: the joys, laughs, sense of freedom and fun with your friends on the water. Envision the parents shoreside cheering you on, one of them in particular a larger-than-life personality, well-loved at your hometown yacht club and internationally. Now imagine him in his 90s and you having a platform to share his story with the world.

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‘Wizard of Zenda’ Documentary to Premiere

MELGES: The Wizard of Zenda, a film about the life of sailing legend Buddy Melges, will have its first premiere at the Annapolis Film Festival March 25. Wizard of Zenda takes the viewer on a wild ride through the career of one of the greatest sailors in the history of the sport.

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