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Lobster War – The Movie
September 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lobster War is a must-watch, award-winning feature-length documentary film about a conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea known as the Gray Zone were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine has warmed faster than nearly any other body of water on the planet, the area’s previously modest lobster population has surged. As a result, Canadians have begun to assert their sovereignty, warring with the Americans to claim the bounty.
Directed by David Abel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at The Boston Globe, and Andy Laub, an award-winning documentarian, producers of the acclaimed Discovery channel documentary “Sacred Cod”.
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/252464827
New, acclaimed documentary @lobsterwar continues its tour across New England with sold-out theaters and raving reviews! The film explores a climate-fueled conflict between U.S. and Canadian lobstermen over lucrative waters in the Gulf of Maine. Join us this September 10, 2019 @ 7pm for a special screening of Lobster War followed by a discussion and Q&A with David Abel.
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This film is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank and is free and open to the public.