Sacred Cod: The Flight for a New England Tradition

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Oct 26, 2022

About the film

A documentary following the sharp decline of the cod fishing industry in New England. Included is an in-depth look at the potential causes and the resounding effects upon the lives of the fishermen themselves.




1h 5m



Awards & recognition

Camden International Film Festival 2016

Official Selection

GlobeDocs Film Festival

Official Selection

Environmental Film Festival

Official Selection

New Hampshire Film Festival

Official Selection

What people are saying

Troubled waters, heartfelt stories in ‘Sacred Cod’

Peter Keough

The Boston Globe

Produced by an outstanding team of filmmakers, including the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning environment reporter, David Abel, SACRED COD gives us an up close look at the challenges many will have to face in the age of climate change.

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