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Dock-u-mentaries Update: We are looking forward to resuming our in-person Dock-u-mentaries screenings in the coming months! Dates and locations may vary, so be sure to check below or on our online calendar for important details.

Films about the commercial fishing industry and other aspects of the working waterfront are screened on the third Friday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the theater of the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park’s Corson Maritime Learning Center, located at 33 William Street, unless noted otherwise. Presented by New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center and New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Seating for this event is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.

Dock-U-Mentaries is open to the public and presented free of charge.

August 2021

Haeneyo – Wisdom of the Sea

Thursday, August 19th

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park (33 William Street, New Bedford)

7:00pm

The Fishing Heritage Center along with DATMA will present the film, Haeneyo – Wisdom of the Seaon Thursday, August 18th at 7:00pm. This program will be held in the theater of the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park’s Corson Maritime Learning Center, located at 33 William Street. The film is in Portuguese with English subtitles. Doors open at 6:30pm. Seating for this event is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.

September 2021

Conversations with the Lobster Lady

Friday, September 17th

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park (33 William Street, New Bedford)

7:00pm

Meet an inspiring woman and ride along as she and her son Max haul their lobster traps in Spruce Head, Maine. Virginia’s positive approach to life as well as her infectious laugh will capture viewers heart’s and inspire them in their own lives. Learn more about Virginia by clicking here. Free and open to the public.

October 2021

We Have Stories: Women In Fish

Friday, October 15th

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park (33 William Street, New Bedford)

7:00pm

Join us for a screening of the film, We Have Stories: Women in Fish, a twenty-minute documentary and community storytelling project about Indigenous women, water, and fish. Free and open to the public.

 

 

 

Virtual Discussion- We Have Stories: Women In Fish

Sunday, October 17th

Zoom

2:00pm

Tune in for a virtual discussion about our October Dock-u-mentary film, We Have Stores: Women in Fish. We’ll be joined by filmmakers Rosemary Georgeson and Jessica Hallenbeck for this program. Click here to access the Zoom link.

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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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