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Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: Guillaume Paquin-Boutin
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 26 mins
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2002
Available in French: No

Sockeye Run is a beautifully made film that takes us inside the world of the men who work on the Queen's Reach, a salmon fishing boat on British Columbia's north coast. The rhythms of the sea, weather, and solitude; long days of grueling work interspersed with the often futile hunt for wild sockeye; the pleasure of the crew if they get a “big set” (a successful catch); and their concern about an industry they love but know is increasingly at risk are revealed with poetry and grace.