Shark Week Screenings
The Paley Center continues its Shark Week tradition of showing some of Discovery Channels toothiest Shark Week programs.
Shark Week has been a summer institution on Discovery for over thirty years. The Paley Center presents one of Shark Week’s latest productions, as well as two recent acclaimed documentaries.
Screenings begin at 12:15 pm, and run continuously all day.
Extinct or Alive: The Lost Shark
Wildlife biologist and tracker Forrest Galante has made a career of searching for supposed-to-be-extinct species and now he sets out to find the mysterious Pondicherry shark. Reportedly extinct since the 1970s, Galante heads to Sri Lanka to investigate alleged photos of a Pondicherry that have appeared online. (2019; 40 min.)
Shark scientist Mike Heithaus sets out to understand why sharks are attracted to volcanos and volcanic areas. From active to extinct, and at every stage in between, volcanoes have been a magnet for sharks of all kinds. (2017; 44 min.)
Sharks Among Us
Shark attacks on humans and sharks killed by humans are increasing around the globe, but marine biologist Dr. Craig O'Connell believes he has developed a system that creates a safe solution, protecting swimmers and other wildlife. (2016; 45 min.)