how to lace dr martens ‘Bluefin’ makes big splash winning Best Feature Doc at California Film Awards

Prince Edward Island filmmaker John Hopkins acclaimed National Film Board documentary continues to land international accolades. has hit a strong public concern the world over that humanity has hit its limits with the over exploitation of nature and fragile wildlife.

hit the breaking point, and my film vividly gives you a sense, through this extraordinary story about giant bluefin tuna appearing to be so starving, these days, they are willing to cast aside their natural fear of humans and be vulnerably hand fed by fishermen in open ocean.

need to stop blaming others, and finally look at our part in this, and put the breaks on now or see all go the way of the cod, permanently We need to think for ourselves on this, and truly protect what left for future generations.

taxpayers who underwrite the public cost of fisheries, we all have a stake in this. Aside from a serious blow to our economy, on a personal basis, it will be our fishing communities and families who will lose the most, he added.

is being invited back to Toronto Feb. 27 for a private Talk screening and panel with celebrity chef Ned Bell and OceanWise, targeting the food industry and issues of seafood sustainability and fisheries. Upcoming screenings include a run by Cinema Politica and NFB Movie Nights at public libraries across Canada. It New England premiere at the New Jersey Film Festival takes place Feb. 2. Upcoming screenings also include the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Feb. 18 in Montana.