Captain Paul Watson to Speak at the FRAPNA International Film Festival in France on Nov. 15.

Malibu, California - November 13, 2002 - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society founder and president, Capt. Paul Watson, will make a public appearance and speech at FRAPNAs 17th International Nature and Environment Film Festival in Grenoble, France (near Lyon). Watson will speak after the screening of the film "Paul Watson: loeil du Cachalot" by Bruno Vienne and Natacha Calestrémé scheduled to screen at 6pm on Nov. 15.

FRAPNA (Féderation Rhône-Alpes de Protection del la Nature) is a French organization dedicated to protecting nature and the environment. FRAPNA has organized the international film festival for the last 26 years to provide a showcase for quality productions that focus on animals and the environment. The 17th edition of the festival will be from Nov 12-17 and over 30 productions will be screened and compete for awards. Meetings and conferences will compliment the screenings.

Admission is open to the public. Please see for more information in French and English.