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