February 19, 2010Planting Trees in Africa - Taking Root and Pumzi
February 20, 2010The Vanishing American West - Sweetgrass
February 21, 2010Suncoast Nature - Wild Orchid Man and The Phosphate Dilemma
February 22, 2010Under the Sea - A View from Below
February 23, 2010Urban and Suburban Community Gardens - The Nature of Cities, Beyond Organic and Homegrown Revolution
February 24, 2010Turning Trash into Cash in Cairo - Garbage Dreams and Eco Shorts
February 25, 2010Global Overfishing - End of the Line
February 26, 2010Man on the Moon - Moon
February 27, 2010Revisiting the Western -The Only Good Indian
Global Overfishing - End of the Line
When: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 7pm
Directed by Rupert Murray (English, 85m, 2009)
Scientists predict that if we continue fishing at the current rate, the planet will run out of seafood by 2048, with catastrophic consequences. The End of the Line explores the devastating effect that overfishing is having on fish stocks and the health of our oceans. Celebrated director Rupert Murray (Unknown White Male) will be here to introduce and discuss the film, as will Professor of Marine Science Joel Thompson.
Rupert Murray, Director: Rupert Murray directed and edited UNKNOWN WHITE MALE (2005), which was nominated for awards at the Directors Guild of America Awards, the Grierson Awards and the British Independent Film Awards. He has recently directed a feature length documentary OLLY AND SUZY: Two of a Mind, a film about two artists who paint dangerous predators in the wild. He will be on hand to discuss the making of the film.
Dr. Joel Thompson is an Associate Professor of Marine Science at Eckerd College. He has conducted extensive research in 12 states and two foreign countries, including on marine environments in the Bahamas, and in Astrobiology for NASA in California.