Updated: Sunday, 07 Jun 2009, 8:25 PM EDT
Published : Sunday, 07 Jun 2009, 8:25 PM EDT
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Documentary filmmaker and Michigan native Tom McPhee spent more than three years on a project to document the pet rescue in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
The award-winning film, titled "An American Opera" will play at the Waterfront Film Festival at 11:30 a.m. June 13. The documentary will also be screened at 6:15 p.m. July 2 at The Harbor Theater in Muskegon and at 2:15 p.m. on July 19 at the Grandville Public Schools auditorium.
Screenings of "An American Opera" will partially benefit local animal charities.