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On The Edge
Thursday, July 10 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, July 12 at 11:00 am
 
Painting titled Island School by Philip Steel

This film tells the story of lobster-fishing communities on Maine's year-round islands. At the turn of the last century, there were 300 inhabited, unbridged islands in Maine; now there are 15. At present the lobsters are plentiful, but islanders worry about the future of the fishery and the realities faced by their children and grandchildren.

Still, many islanders are determined to maintain their communities despite complex logistics, economic uncertainty, and shrinking populations.

On the Edge showcases the warmth, as well as the struggle, of island life.

On the Edge was produced by Philip S. Steel of Dobbs Productions

Visit the Phillip Steel website

Visit the Dobbs Productions' website

Visit the Island Institute website

Visit the 1772 Foundation website

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