Author William McKeever will join us for a Q&A after the film and a book signing in our lobby.
Emperors of the Deep is a unique documentary that takes the viewer on a journey into the world of sharks. The writer and director, Bill McKeever, (who is also the author of the book under the same name), witnesses a shark tournament in Montauk. He is so shocked that he investigates further and after learning of the carnage decides to expose how shark tournaments kill scores of sharks for pleasure.
However, this tournament generates more questions about sharks. Are they really man-eaters that should die? What role do they play in the ocean ecosystem? He travels around the world to answer those questions by meeting with experts and diving with sharks. As he does so, he uncovers more death and destruction on the high seas than one could possible imagine. His discoveries change how the viewer feels about sharks from man-eaters to important apex predators that need protection.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Martha's Vineyard Film Center
79 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568