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Fish On! (2008)

Original title: Kalarahvas

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Documentary Duration 60:00

Fish On!

The Klamath River of Oregon and California is one of the most important salmon runs in the United States. While diminished over the past 100 years, it still supports an abundance of life and diverse economies struggling over its future course. This is a film about the Indian tribes of the river ecosystem – what the Klamath means to them and how they draw on traditional and modern resources to restore its strength, beauty and balance.
The film focuses on the Klamath River and the Indian tribes of the lower basin - the Yurok, Hoopa, and Karuk. Yet this story ...

Director: Liivo Niglas | Diane Perlov | Frode Storaas

Keywords: tribe | tribal nations | Native Americans | narrating | river | discaling fish | fish | fish in a trawl net | measuring fish | thowing fish off the net | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) MP DOC
Film Category Documentary, Anthropological
Text / Dialogue English
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 60:00

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 27.03.2008, Estonian National Museum, Worldfilm Festival; Tart, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Matsalu Nature Film Festival (Estonia), 2008, Highly Commended Diploma
  • Participation, World Film Festival (Tartu, Estonia), 2008
  • Participation, Red Nation Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA), 2008

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm