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Baymen - Our Waters are Dying

USA, 1976 (MIFF 1978)

Director: Anne Belle

A documentary portrait of the clam-diggers (called 'baymen') of Long Island, in New York State in America, who harvest shellfish from the area's seacoast bays, and whose traditional way of life is threatened with extinction due to water pollution.

Silver Plaque, Chicago. Bronze Venus, Virgin Islands.

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