This past weekend the four-day Jawsfest celebrated the 37th anniversary of Jawsand the release of it on Blu-ray this past Tuesday.
The event coincides with Universal Studios’ 100th Anniversary celebration and the Aug. 14 release of Jaws on Blu-ray, which features an all-new, digitally remastered and fully restored picture, as well as 7.1 surround sound. It also includes over 4 hours of bonus features including an all-new documentary “The Shark is Still Working.”
Jawsfest takes place on Martha’s Vineyard, the stand-in for the fictional Amity Island. This festival celebrates the legacy of Steven Spielberg’s film and how it has impacted the lives of those who came to Amity in 1974. The tribute event also pays homage to the men and women of Jaws who have passed with a special focus on Peter Benchley, Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw.