Island at the edge

United States, 1979

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A documentary of the annual slaughter of dolphins which takes place on Iki Island, Japan, by fishermen who are trying to protect their livelihood.

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Credits

production company

Films Incorporated

co-director

Michael Gottlieb

Ron Blau

Duration

00:25:50:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015469

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fishermen

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Japan

Animals & Wildlife → Animal ecology

Animals & Wildlife → Animal populations

Animals & Wildlife → Animal welfare

Animals & Wildlife → Animals and civilization

Animals & Wildlife → Animals, Treatment of

Animals & Wildlife → Aquatic mammals

Animals & Wildlife → Dolphins

Animals & Wildlife → Fish trade - Japan

Animals & Wildlife → Marine fauna

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Aquatic resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Marine fauna

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Nature - Effects of human beings on

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Japan - Social conditions

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishermen

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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