Sushi: The Global Catch

Mark Hall traces the origins of sushi in Japan to its status today as a cuisine that has spawned a lucrative worldwide industry. Through extensive interviews, Hall presents various solutions to the vexing issue of overfishing.

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Overview

Mark Hall traces the origins of sushi in Japan to its status today as a cuisine that has spawned a lucrative worldwide industry. Through extensive interviews, Hall presents various solutions to the vexing issue of overfishing.

About

Mark Hall
Mark Hall

Mark Hall is an independent filmmaker based in Austin, Texas. Sushi: The Global Catch is his first feature-length film project, which was conceived while visiting Warsaw, Poland. Mark was amazed by the popularity of sushi in eastern Europe and viewed the cuisine as emblematic of how economies have rapidly globalized. He was a part of the “early” days of the Internet, having established the world's largest online education portal in 1998. Mark's experience in media – along with his background in business and law – was a big help in completing Sushi. His last documentary, Mission on Seven, won a Platinum Award at the 2010 Houston Worldfest film festival. He attended graduate school in Japan and loves sushi.

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Sushi: The Global Catch

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Mark Hall traces the origins of sushi in Japan to its status today as a cuisine that has spawned a lucrative worldwide industry. Through extensive interviews, Hall presents various solutions to the vexing issue of overfishing.

74 min