South Florida Premiere of Tiger Shark Express Announced for Bailey Hall

Meet Guy Harvey and See His Newest Documentary

DAVIE, FL—OCTOBER 2013— Move over, Great Whites, here comes the Tiger Shark Express. A remarkable adventure story inspired by five years of expeditions and research across the Atlantic, Tiger Shark Express is coming to Bailey Hall at the Broward College campus in Davie on Oct. 30. Dr. Guy Harvey and two-time Emmy award winner George Schellenger will be on hand to introduce and discuss the making of the documentary.

The presentation starts at 7 p.m. and is part of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2013.

Tiger Shark Express takes viewers on a scenic and scientific voyage that will change the way we view these magnificent sharks, and how we seek to protect them. The film brings together Dr. Harvey, a world-renowned marine wildlife artist and conservationist, with shark geneticist, Dr. Mahmood Shivji, a shark tracker, Dr. Brad Wetherbee, and the godfather of modern day shark research, Dr. Samuel Gruber. Joining with the team is a caring, daring veterinarian Dr. Neil Burnie, Jim Abernethy, one of the world’s top shark divers, and producer/cameraman George Schellenger.

To view a trailer for the film, go to vimeo.com/65059301

Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for students and seniors. The film starts at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30th. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com/event/8513599405/?ref=ebapi. For information go to fliff.com or call 954-760-9898.

About Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation:

The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation is a leader in international efforts to protect our oceans and marine environments. The GHOF advocates for sustainable fishing practices, funds inspired scientific research and supports innovative educational programs. Our principle objective is to help ensure that future generations will enjoy and benefit from a naturally balanced ocean ecosystem where fish and other marine wildlife flourish. GHOF has led or assisted include the establishment of a shark sanctuary in Bahamian federal waters, the addition of five species of sharks to Florida’s protected list and the enactment of the U.S. Billfish Conservation Act. In the fall of 2012, the GHOF led a petition drive in support of the National Conservation Law in the Cayman Islands. The GHOF also assisted the launch of the first catch-and-release fishing tournament in Venezuela.
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