2014-04-10 / Community

Film Series premieres Isle Royale movie

ESCANABA – The Bay Film Series, in association with the Math and Science Department’s STEM Colloquia Speakers Series, will be hosting the world premiere of a new UP film on April 17.

“Science Royale!” is the most recent docusmentary by Chicago filmmaker George Desort about the wolf and moose population on Isle Royale in Lake Superior. Designated as a National Wilderness area in 1940, Isle Royale is almost 900 square miles and boasts over 45 lakes within its borders. Isle Royale is the National Park Service’s most remote and least visited park.

After the film, Rolf Peterson, director of the Wolves and Moose Study on Isle Royale and retired professor from Michigan Technical Institute and filmmaker Desort will be available for discussion and questions.

All Film Series films are shown at 7 p.m. in the Besse Center Theater at Bay College in Escanaba. Tickets are available at the door or can be purchased online (www.baycollege.edu). Admission is $5; students with ID pay $2.

For more information about these or other Film Series titles, visit the Bay College website or contact Nanci Love (906) 217- 4043.

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