The Islands And The Whales

UK 12A Certificate
In cinemas
March 29, 2018
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1 Hour 21 Minutes
Genre
Documentary
Language
English, Faroese
From Dartmouth Films
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The pilot whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life, but when a local professor makes a grim discovery about the effects of marine pollution, and the seabirds populations collapse, environmental changes threaten to change the community and their way of life forever.

The Faroese are among the first to feel the effects of our ever more polluted oceans. They have discovered that their beloved whales are toxic, contaminated by the outside world. What once secured their survival now endangers their children and the Faroe Islanders must make a choice between health and tradition.

Last updated
May 19, 2018

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