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Professor Matt Barr Guest at Le Festival des Pecheurs du Monde

Media Studies professor Matt Barr, the director of the documentary “Wild Caught,” will be the guest of Le Festival des Pecheurs du Monde, in Lorient, Brittany, France on March 26. The film is about the decline of fishing in the Eastern North Carolina town of Sneads Ferry. “Wild Caught” was finished in 2006, and after a long line of screenings, film festivals, and political advocacy, he will be meeting with artisanal fisherman from around the world at the only festival in the world dedicated to films about commercial fishermen.

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Written by uncgmst

February 25, 2011 at 4:01 pm

Posted in News & Events

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