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Articles in the Category GAA Films

  • GAA Films

    ‘Mimic the River’ explores aquaculture’s relationship with Mekong River

    There are many complexities involved with aquaculture that take place in public bodies of water, such as rivers and oceans – especially when those waters run through country lines. The Mekong River Delta is no exception, and GAA had the opportunity to collaborate with the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC) on a GAA Film exploring […]

  • GAA Films

    GAA Films’ intimate portrayal of a life spent salmon farming

    Established in 2016, GAA Films is a documentary short film series highlighting the untold stories of the people and places around the world practicing aquaculture. GAA uses film as a platform to show that the industry is driven by people we can all relate to. By telling practitioner’s personal stories, we can reduce stigmas and […]

  • Education

    GAA Films: How One Indonesian Shrimp Farming Family is Planning for the Future

    GAA Films’ fifth documentary short film, which makes its debut at the end of November, tells the story of Rosida Idriss and her daughter, Aanisah Idriss, and their network of black tiger shrimp farms in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The story is peppered with plotlines that a lot of family-run seafood businesses can attest to — […]

  • GAA Films

    ‘Where There Is Trout’ Documentary Short Film Wins Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is delighted to announce that one of its documentary short films by GAA Films won an award at the Mexico International Film Festival. The announcement came on May 31 at a screening of GAA Films’ four documentary short films at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland, Maine. Held […]

  • GAA Films

    GAA Films Debuts Episode 4: ‘Aloha for This Place’

    GAA Films, the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s documentary short film initiative, has debuted its fourth episode. Titled “Aloha for This Place,” the eight-minute episode follows the lives of three young fish farmers living on the Big Island of Hawaii. The episode explores what “being Hawaiian” means to these non-native residents and how farming fish affects their […]