Film – Sushi: The Global Catch

Sushi: The Global Catch
Mark Hall  / 2011, Australia, Japan, Poland, USA / Color / Blu-ray / 75min

March 29-April 4

Fri, Mon–Wed: 7pm
Sat & Sun: 530 pm & 7pm
Thur: 9pm
At The Grand Illusion Cinema
In this meticulously researched documentary, filmmaker Mark Hall traces the origins of sushi in Japan to its status today as a cuisine that has spawned a lucrative worldwide industry. This explosion in demand for sushi over the past 30 years has brought with it problems of its own, as fish stocks have steadily depleted, threatening the balance of the ocean’s ecosystems. Through extensive interviews with prominent industry representatives and environmental activists, Hall carefully presents the various solutions being proposed to the vexing issue of overfishing and raises some pressing questions that all sushi lovers should seek to addr

Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2011 Seattle International Film Festival.

Watch the trailer. 

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