2017 Alumni

Expected to Attend: Directors Quinn Costello, Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer,  film subjects

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WORLD PREMIERE Louisiana has suffered from hurricanes, flooding and oil spills, but nothing has been as insidious as the nutria. This giant swamp rat, known for its distinctive orange buckteeth, is prone to tunneling and eating plant roots, threatening the region’s fragile wetlands with erosion. The quirky Rodents of Unusual Size follows fisherman-turned-bounty hunter Thomas Gonzales and other colorful Gulf residents, from hunters and trappers to furriers and chefs, as they try to defend their imperiled land from the invasive species.  Narrated by Wendell Pierce

This film is co-presented by Rooftop Films.



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Director: Quinn Costello, Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer
Producer: Chris Metzler, Quinn Costello, Jeff Springer
Cinematographer: Jeff Springer
Editor: Quinn Costello
Music: Lost Bayou Ramblers
Running Time: 71
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2017