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Bluefin is a tale of epic stakes set in “the tuna capital of the world”, North Lake, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The film explores the baffling mystery of why the normally wary bluefin tuna no longer fear humans. Local fishermen swear tuna are so starving and abundant now that they will literally eat out of people’s hands like pets. But something is not right. One thing is certain: this sudden and incredible abundance of tuna off their shores flies in the face of scientific  assessments claiming endangered stocks are down by 90 percent.

With stunning cinematography, director John Hopkins documents this mystery and brings the issues into sharp focus. At the heart of this documentary lies a passionate concern by all about the fate of the giant bluefin tuna.

2016, 53 min 12 s

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Honorable Mention
New Jersey International Film Festival
February 9 2018, New Brunswick - USA

Best Feature Documentary
California Film Awards
January 5 2018, San Diego - USA

Wildlife Award
Ocean Film Festival
March 9 to 12 2017, San Francisco - USA

Best Atlantic Filmmaker Award
Lunenburg Docfest
September 25 to 26 2016, Lunenburg - Canada

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