[Sust-mar] Shellshocked Screening and Oyster Tasting April 18th, 7:00 pm Bus Stop Theater

susanna fuller marine at ecologyaction.ca
Fri Apr 13 00:20:53 EDT 2012

ShellShocked: Saving Oysters and Saving Ourselves *

The Nova Scotia launch of award winning documentary "*ShellShocked: Saving
Oysters and Saving Ourselves" ,  *including a conversation with the
director, Emily Driscoll as well as an oyster tasting will take place on
April 18th at 7:00pm at the Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen Street. The
film and event are co-hosted by the Ecology Action Centre and SlowFood Nova
Scotia, with support from Donnelly Law and Rodney's Oyster Bar. Tickets are
$20.00 and include the screening and oysters provided by ShanDaph and can
be purchased in advance from the Ecology Action Centre by calling 429-2202
and will be available at the door. Seating is limited!

SHELLSHOCKED follows efforts to prevent the extinction of wild oyster
reefs, which keep our oceans healthy by filtering water and engineering
ecosystems. Today, because of overfishing and pollution, wild oyster reefs
have been declared "the most severely impacted marine habitat on Earth" and
are "functionally extinct." Now scientists, government officials, artists
and environmentalists are fighting to bring oysters back to the former
oyster capital of the world - New York Harbor. FEATURING Fabien Cousteau,
Murray Fisher, Mara Haseltine, Mark Kurlansky, Kyle Bennett, Chester
Zarnoch, Jim Lodge, Pete Malinowski, Amy Cradic, Sylvia D'Alessandro and
Yvonne Taylor. With music from "The Oyster Aristocracy" by Bob Wright and

The trailer can be viewed at: http://vimeo.com/29839287

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