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Sacred Cod: The Fight for a New England TraditionNH

2017
  • Documentary,
  • English,
  • 65 Minutes,
  • United States
  • Friday, October 13

    3:45pm

    The Music Hall

  • Sunday, October 15

    10:55am

    Moffatt-Ladd House

  • Director: David Abel, Andy Laub, Steve Liss
  • Producers: David Abel, Andy Laub, Steve Liss, Ryan Harrington, John Hoffman
  • Screenwriters: David Abel, Andy Laub, Steve Liss
  • Starring: N/A

Sacred Cod is a feature-length documentary that captures the collapse of the historic cod population in New England, delving into the role of overfishing, the impact of climate change, and the measures that scientists and policymakers are taking to restore the region’s iconic species. This character-driven film highlights the fight of one community to adapt to a changing way of life, while examining how depleted cod populations elsewhere are rebounding.