The Whaleman

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Built in 1913, the Whalemen lives in Downtown New Bedford, Massachusetts.

The Whaleman

Statues and monuments occupy public spaces across America. As people go about their busy days, are monuments becoming forgotten?

Built in 1913 by William H. Crapo, the Whaleman statue lives in downtown New Bedford, Massachusetts. For over a hundred years the statue has greeted passerbys, however do people care about the statue anymore?

Built in 1913, the Whaleman statue live in Downtown New Bedford, Massachusetts.

This film tests that theory by observing the public in one hour in Downtown New Bedford, Massachusetts.


Boston University Rhetoric Department: Filmmaking Workshop

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About the Author

Drew Furtado is an Emmy Award winning filmmaker, and leader of a nationally recognized high school media arts communication department .

He develops guides and strategies for nonprofit and educational organizations to improve and grow their social media presence, website development, and communication practices that best engages audiences.

New Bedford, Massachusetts

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