The Hunt for Moby-Dick


Venue: Newlyn Filmhouse

A special screening to mark the 200th anniversary of Herman Melville’s birth, followed by a Q&A with Philip Hoare. Acclaimed writer Philip Hoare confronts our fascination with one of the most mysterious animals in the ocean, the whale. Travelling in the footsteps of Ishmael, the narrator of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, he visits the whaling ports of New England.

BBC Arena, 2009, 1 hour 15 mins

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