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Movie night: “Of the Sea,” with the filmmaker

March 24, 2017 • 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Each year, Slow Food South Bay joins “Transition Palo Alto” to show an educational and thought-provoking food documentary. Watch the movie trailer, below.

This year, we will watch:  “OF THE SEA,” and have a discussion with the filmmaker, Mischa Hedges from Santa Cruz.

DATE:  March 24, 2017
TIME:  7:30 – 9:30pm
MOVIE:  Of the Sea Film
GUEST:  Mischa Hedges, filmmaker, from Santa Cruz
COST:  free, donations appreciated

This new documentary brings a local Santa Cruz angle to the challenges and opportunities of a fishing industry hoping to balance jobs and environmental sustainability. “The industry isn’t dying, it’s changing,” according to filmmaker Mischa Hedges, who will be at Fourth Friday to lead a discussion following the film.

Mischa adds, “Our main goal for the film is to reconnect people who eat seafood with the places and people who catch it, and hopefully get some conversations started about local seafood.

Don’t miss this delicious opportunity to dive in and learn about our local fisheries and how dedicated folks are working to help them thrive, and to find out how you can help support them.

Fireside Room, at the
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
505 East Charleston Road in Palo Alto
(near Middlefield Road)

“Of the Sea”

Mischa Hedges is the Founder + Chief Storyteller at TrimTab Media, and OF THE SEA will be his fourth documentary. Melissa Stevens is co-producer. She works with the Nature Conservancy on fisheries projects and is a great connection to the fishing industry. Justin Lewis is director of photography and is helping capture some absolutely stunning footage at sea. Sashwa Burrous is a cinematographer capturing additional footage, and some amazing time lapses for the film. Carrie Pomeroy and Irene Reti are advisors on the project.

Transition Palo Alto, a group who is building a vibrant and resilient society for people and the planet, shows a movie every 4th Friday of the month. Films of Vision and Hope  – educational and thought-provoking films and discussions about creative and resilient solutions to the environmental and social challenges of our time.


March 24, 2017
7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
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Joni Sare


Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
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