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One More Dead Fish
One More Dead Fish
One More Dead Fish
Item#: ONE-924-D
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Running Time: 56 minutes
G 9-Adult
Stefan Forbes

 

"Highly Recommended. One More Dead Fish is well-researched, well-edited and engaging. Viewers learn about the history and politics of fishing as well as the impacts that globalized fisheries have had on fish habitat and fish stocks. I highly recommend it to school, public and college libraries."
-Educational Media Reviews Online

"A compelling story-based on unimpeachable science."
-Les Watling, PhD., Darling Marine Center, U. of Maine

"This inspiring film is a lesson to all citizens about the urgent need for sustainable fisheries. Very moving."
-U.S. Congressman William J. Delahunt, MA

"This film has the ring of the truly spoken...the real story behind one of the most important social protests of the last quarter-century."
-Donald Grady, Professor of Sociology, Acadia University, Canada

 

GRAND PRIZE WINNER, Planet in Focus Film Festival, Toronto
Bronze Award, Columbus International Film and Video Festival

 

 

Official Selection:
-Vermont International Film Festival
-Seoul Human Rights Film Festival
-Maine International Film Festival
All prices include DVD and PPR

K-12 Schools, Public Libraries, & Non-Profits: $89
Colleges, Institutions, & Businesses: $149
Colleges, Institutions, & Businesses (with DSL): $449

Hosted by NPR's Scott Simon

One More Dead Fish powerfully documents how destructive industrial fishing practices decimated the Grand Banks, once one of the most productive sources of seafood in the world. The film also tells the dramatic story of how local, more environmentally-friendly hook-and-line fishermen are battling factory fishing practices in order to survive in a globalized fishing industry.

In interviews with local fishermen, government officials, biologists, and industry CEO's, we learn about the central regulatory, legislative, and environmental issues. The film grounds the viewer in a clear historical context as it explains one of the world's great environmental disasters.

In examining the often Orwellian language of the multinational fishing industry, One More Dead Fish questions why we don't hear more about the true environmental costs of industrial fishing practices, partly the result of globalization. The film points towards the solutions to save the world's fisheries before it's too late.