CIHS Documentaries

The Captiva Island Historical Society has produced seven documentaries
in our "Captiva Memories" collection.

Told first hand, these documentaries capture the spirit of the islands. 
 

CIHS Film Documentaries Can Be Yours!

DVDs of all our film documentaries can be acquired for a donation to the CIHS.

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"Captiva Memories" Volume I

A New Film of Old Stories © 2011

Return to the early years on Captiva Island. Listen as voices echo memories of the characters and times of our small barrier island. Running time: 35 minutes.



"Captiva Memories" Volume II

Earth, Wind & Water © 2012

Dottie Wakefield, Bob Sabatino, Kristie Anders, Matt Hall and John Dickey share memories of the characters and times of Captiva Island, including Hurricane Charlie. Running time: 35 minutes.



"Captiva Memories" Volume III

By The Sea © 2013

Oral Histories of old stories by Georgia Hemphill, Zeke McDonald, Ginger and George Parker and Mark Lewis. Running time: 38 minutes.


 

"Captiva Memories" Volume IV

Artists & Authors © 2014

Friends and relatives of Robert Rauschenberg, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Maybelle Stamper, and J.N. "Ding" Darling tell invaluable stories that capture the spirit of Captiva and its meaning to these four world class artists and authors. Running time: 49 minutes.



"Captiva Memories" Volume V

Our Mailboat Santiva © 2015

Santiva, the old mailboat, which serviced Captiva and Sanibel prior to the construction of the Sanibel Causeway in 1963, inspired the concept and layout of the History Gallery. Running time: 15 minutes.

 

 

"Captiva Memories" Volume VI

South Seas: Captiva's Enduring Paradise © 2016

Features the history of the changing shoreline of northern Captiva through hurricanes, then its early island residents, its rich farmland for crops, and then its becoming a world renowned resort destination. Running time: 40 minutes.

 

 

"Captiva Memories" Vol VII 

Buck Key: Island of History & Mystery © 2018 

The surprising story of Buck Key, its Calusa occupants and the early community and plantations that foreshadowed Captiva’s settlement. Running time: 35 minutes.

 

 

CIHS & Sanibel Historical Museum Joint Production

Blind Pass: The Bridge That Connects © 2018 

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the first Blind Pass Bridge, the Captiva Island Historical Society and Sanibel Historical Museum and Village partnered to chronicle the history of the place where the two islands overlap. Running time: 35 minutes.


 

CIHS Film Documentaries Can Be Yours!

The CIHS has produced DVDs of the complete collection of its film documentaries.

The DVD documentaries can be acquired for a donation to the CIHS.

Captiva Island Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization


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“Captiva Memories” Volume I  
A New Film of Old Stories  /  $20 Donation


“Captiva Memories” Volume II  
Earth, Water & Wind  /  $20 Donation 


“Captiva Memories” Volume III
By The Sea   /  $20 Donation


“Captiva Memories” Volume IV
Artists & Authors  /  $20 Donation


“Captiva Memories” Volume V
Our Mailboat “Santiva”  /  $20 Donation


“Captiva Memories” Volume VI  
South Seas: Captiva’s Enduring Paradise  /  $20 Donation


NEW RELEASE!
“Captiva Memories” Volume VII  
Buck Key: Island of Mystery & History  /  $25 Donation


NEW RELEASE!
CIHS & Sanibel Historical Museum Joint Production
Blind Pass: The Bridge That Connects  /  $20 Donation



If you prefer the "historical" way to order ...

Email, call or write the CIHS:

mail@captivaisland historical society.org

CIHS, P.O. Box 163, Captiva FL 33924 
or call 239-472-2323

Bridging the Past and the Present