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Dock-u-mentaries: Seadrift

Dock-u-mentaries: Seadrift

When:
August 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm America/New York Timezone
2020-08-21T19:00:00-04:00
2020-08-21T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
ZOOM
Cost:
Free
Contact:
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
508-993-8894

Save the date for our August Dock-u-mentaries film, Seadrift. Following the virtual screening, we will be joined by filmmaker Tim Tsai for a discussion of the film. Stay tuned for the links to join the screening.

In 1979, a Vietnamese refugee shoots and kills a white crab fisherman at the public town docks in Seadrift, TX. What began as a dispute over fishing territory erupts into violence and ignites a maelstrom of boat burnings, KKK intimidation, and other hostilities against Vietnamese refugees along the Gulf Coast. Set during the early days of Vietnamese arrival in the U.S., Seadrift is a feature documentary that examines the circumstances that led up to the shooting and its dramatic aftermath, and reveals the unexpected consequences that continue to reverberate today. Click here to watch the trailer for Seadrift.

Thank you to BankFive for supporting our film series.

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38 Bethel Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-8894

Located in New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.

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