Friday, March 12, 2010

Documentary at MOA - March 2010

Contact: Thomas Spagnol (252) 335-1453

(Elizabeth City, NC) Sunday, March 14, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, The Museum of the Albemarle will present: Wild Caught: the Life and Struggles of an American Fishing Town, a feature-length documentary produced and directed by Matthew Barr. This video explores the lives of small-scale commercial fishermen living in Snead’s Ferry, North Carolina. These fishermen are some of the last true independent spirits left in America, and their struggles to keep afloat in Snead’s Ferry is symbolic of what is going on around the country, and the planet. This event is free to the public.

The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252) 335-1453. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Closed Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History Museums, Department of Cultural Resources, State of North Carolina. Treasure NC Culture.

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