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Sushi: The Global Catch
Presented by Austin Sierra Club
Wednesday, December 12 7:30PM - 9:20PM
in Austin, TX at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar $10.01 General
The Event Program
- Get There Early for Good Seats!
- Movie presentation of Sushi: The Global Catch
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. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2011 Seattle International Film Festival, Sushi: The Global Catch raises some pressing questions that all sushi lovers should seek to address
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- Discussion / Q&A
The Austin Sierra Club presents an exclusive, one night only screening of Sushi: The Global Catch. Come out and catch this film on the big screen before it's too late!