RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE Includes reception with filmmaker Jeff Springer - Sponsored by Stu & Ginger Polisner

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Showings

Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 2 Thu, Oct 11 7:30 PM

Description

REAL TO REEL Sponsored by Stu & Ginger Polisner

RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE


Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 pm | Members $11 | Public $16
Includes reception with filmmaker Jeff Springer

A delightfully entertaining but deeply thought-provoking portrait of Delacroix Island in Louisiana, which survived Hurricane Katrina, but may not survive invasion by the big, invasive creatures known as “Nutria.

Hard headed Louisiana fisherman Thomas Gonzales doesn't know what will hit him next. After decades of hurricanes and oil spills he faces a new threat - hordes of monstrous 20 pound swamp rats. Known as "nutria", these invasive South American rodents breed faster than the roving squads of hunters can control them. And with their orange teeth and voracious appetite they are eating up the coastal wetlands that protects Thomas and his town of Delacroix Island from hurricanes. But the people who have lived here for generations are not the type of folks who will give up without a fight. Thomas and a pack of lively bounty hunters are hellbent on saving Louisiana before it dissolves beneath their feet. It is man vs. rodent. May the best mammal win. (USA, 2017, 71 min., NR, English | Dir. Jeff Springer/Quinn Costello/Chris Metzler)