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Source:  The Hollywood Reporter

Scottish filmmaker Mike Day turns his lens on the isolated North Atlantic archipelago of the Faroe Islands in “The Islands and the Whales,”

The longtime whale hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels in the whales, decimated seabird populations, and anti-whaling activists.

Day explores the tensions between the environment, health, tradition, and culture in this timely documentary.

“The Islands and the Whales” airs October 9 on POV on PBS.

Read the story at The Hollywood Reporter. 

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