Film: Okujirasama, A Whale of Tale, with the discussion with the documentary film maker

Start Date: March 20, 2018
End Date: March 20, 2018
Time Detail: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m
Location: The Global Fedex Center Nelson Mandela Auditorium at Chapel Hill, NC
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: K-16 and general public
Course Description: The film director, Megumi Sasaki, will show the documentary film that sets a camera in a small fishing town of Taiji, Japan, which has been a target of international criticism due to their long-standing dolphin and whale hunting. The film offers very new perspectives on the issues of environment, animal welfare and animal rights that is far more complicated than what is portrayed in the US media. The discussion with Sasaki will follow.
This is a part of NCTAN and The Carolina Asia Center's Asia Week
Registration and Info:

No registration necessary but if you are a K-12 teacher and would like to receive a complimentary book, Rashomon by Ryunosuke Akutagawa.  E-mail Yoko Kano at kanoy@uncw.edu by March 16thand find her at the film viewing location on March 20 to receive the book and an attendance certificate.

Offered to: North Carolina