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FOR WORLD OCEAN DAY SCREEN & SHARE John Hopkins' acclaimed DOCUMENTARY BLUEFIN for FREE!

 

WORLD OCEAN DAY SPECIAL EVENT SEE - Bluefin: The Last of the Giants FOR FREE

A Feature documentary
by John Hopkins

Twitter @BluefinDoc

Something strange is going off Prince Edward Island, Canada. Why are normally fearful giant bluefin not scared of humans anymore? Why are they swarming fishing boats, desperately seeking to be hand-fed? Are these "endangered" tuna stocks rebuilt as the fishermen claim? Or are we actually hunting down the last of them like the buffalo as scientists claim? Bluefin will change everything you thought you knew about tuna and sushi inside out. It is time that we learned to love these giant and relentlessly hunted bluefin as extraordinary "wildlife," like we do for whales, dolphins and panda bears. Through the example of the extraordinary giant bluefin found in the waters off North Lake, PEI known as “The Tuna Capital of the World."Bluefin, a new acclaimed documentary by award winning filmmaker John Hopkins, offers us something new to learn about how the way we are socialized directly conflicts with the sustainability of oceans and its wildlife.

Bluefin quotes:
“This documentary will make you wonder out loud about the human condition.”

Santa Barbara Independent "The dramatic footage of bluefin tuna swimming freely in the sea will take your breath away and make you never want to order another slice of tuna sashimi again…” awardsdaily.com

“This is an important story about [the] greed and short-sightedness that are driving one of the ocean’s most magnificent animals to extinction. But bluefin tuna have surprised us in Canada, offering us a chance to save this charismatic creature if we care enough.” David Suzuki


Interview with Director/Writer John Hopkins:  http://www.independent.com/news/2017/jan/26/embluefinem/  Santa Barbara Independent

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Focuses:
 - Youth Focused
 - Online Event

Organizers

Organization Name
Square Deal Productions Atlantic Inc.
Organization Type
Individual
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign

Other

As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
    Under 12,Ages 12-18,College/University Age
    Free Screening for Youth interested in learning more about the world's fastest fish! Bluefin Tuna can swim faster than a torpedo underwater and up to 55 mph!
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic

Venue

National Film Board of Canada

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