Asian Invasion

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Asian Invasion

Director: Meghan Holmes

Year: 2013

Plot: Asian Invasion explores the introduction and subsequent spread of Asian Carp throughout the Mississippi River system. Native to East Asia, the government considers this species invasive and sponsors various programs to prevent Asian carp's movement. What do North American reactions to Asian carp say about the relationship between people, environment, and culture? This film interviews environmentalists, Army Corps of Engineers researchers, and commercial fishers to connect American fears of specific plants and animals to larger national concerns like immigration and cultural change. By going up and down the Mississippi River and into ethnic communities where the fish is popular, Asian Invasion shows that group identity figures prominently in perceptions of local environments.—Anonymous
Original Title: Asian Invasion
Director: Meghan Holmes
Writer: Meghan Holmes
Type: movie
Year: 2013
Genres: Documentary, Short, News
Cast:
Runtimes: 28
Countries: United States
Languages: English
Color Info: Color
Production Status: completed
Production Status Updated: 18 Jun 2013