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Champlain Valley Film Series Presents Home Together Film Series’ Reel Talk: MY OCTOPUS TEACHER

January 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm 8:30 pm

The Champlain Valley Film Series In order to help keep our community healthy, we won’t be showing movies at the Grange this winter. Instead, the Home Together Winter Film Series has picked five movies you can watch anytime on your own at home and then join a REEL TALK via Zoom. You can listen to a provocative discussion about the film by a special guest and submit your own questions. We can be Home Together with great movies and lively speakers until we can be together in person in front of the big screen at the Grange again.

Participants are to watch the film, MY OCTOPUS TEACHER [streaming on Netflix] on their own, and join for a live Zoom “Reel Talk” on January 16th at 7:30PM with a discussion on the movie with  Richard King, author of three books about human relationship with marine life including Lobster and, most recently, Ahab’s Rolling Sea:  A Natural History of Moby Dick. He is also the author/illustrator of the quarterly column, “Animals in Sea History.”  Visit for more information.

Questions may be submitted to the moderator and will be responded to in the second portion of the program.

The Zoom Event is Free and Open to the public, but registration is required.  Links may be found at the Grange’s Website. This is the first movie in the Winter Home Together Series:  January 30thMa Rainey’s Black Bottom; February 13thCollective;  February 27thThe Personal History of David Copperfield;  March 13thMangrove.  Visit for reviews, trailers and additional links and information.

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