• Documentary / 87 min / New Zealand / 2012
Synopsis

The Ross Sea Antarctica is the most pristine stretch of ocean on Earth. Scientists describe it as our last 'living laboratory', a place that can teach us about the workings of all marine ecosystems. But the fishing industry recently found its way to the Ross Sea, targeting Antarctic Toothfish and unless stopped, the natural balance of this unique ecosystem will be lost forever. The Last Ocean follows the race to protect the Ross Sea from our insatiable appetite for fish, and raises the simple ethical question: do we fish Earth’s last untouched ocean or do we protect it?

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The Last Ocean at festivals

2016:
PLANETA.doc, Brazil

2014:
DOK.FEST Münich, Germany

2013:
Mokpo Ocean Film Festival, South Korea
Pariscience Science Film Festival, France
Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Brazil
Calgary International Film Festival, Canada
Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada
Port Townsend Film Festival, US
NaturVision Film Festival, Germany
Halifax Ocean Film Festival, Canada
Newport Beach Film Festival, US
International Wildlife Film Festival, US
San Francisco Doc Festival, US
Seattle International Film Festival, US
Crossroads Film Festival, US
Green Film Festival in Seoul, South Korea
Cleveland International Film Festival, US
Ocean Film Festival, Hong Kong
DC Environmental Film Festival, US
Ocean Film Festival, Singapore
Boulder International Film Festival, US
Pacific International Documentary Film Festival, Thaiti
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, US

Awards:
Grand Prize - Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films
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