WHIRLWIND short film, audience reactions
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WHIRLWIND, 18min., USA, Documentary
Directed by David Whitney Port
California's central coast is undergoing a dramatic transformation. Government agencies are working feverishly to support proposed offshore wind energy projects alongside a significant new marine conservation effort. This film explores the impacts of these initiatives on the Chumash, commercial fishermen, marine ecologists and wind developers. The films weaves a path through a complex web of stakeholder interests and underscores the need for greater trust and more involvement by all parties.
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