Monday, June 18, 2012

Pew to Host Screening of Film ‘Sanctuary: Last Stand for Sharks’


On Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23, the Pew Environment Group will host public screenings of “Sanctuary: The Last Stand for Sharks,” a new documentary that portrays the underwater world of sharks and the global threats they face.

This hour long film, directed and produced by John Weller and Shawn Heinrichs, highlights the important steps needed to protect sharks in Federated States of Micronesia waters and the growing movement in the Pacific to prevent extinction and save these threatened species. The film also portrays the most recent protections and depicts the global threats faced by sharks.

WHAT:
Public screening of the film “Sanctuary: The Last Stand for Sharks in Micronesia”
Watch the Trailer

WHEN:
Friday, June 22, Hopwood Junior High School, Saipan, 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 23, American Memorial National Park, Saipan, 7 p.m.

WHO:
·         John Weller, director/producer of “Sanctuary: Last Stand for Sharks”
·         Liz Karan, Global Shark Conservation Campaign, Pew Environment Group
·         Angelo Villagomez, Global Shark Conservation Campaign, Pew Environment Group

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