The Lost Fish: The Struggle to Save Pacific Lamprey

Jeremy Monroe, David Herasimtschuk | 2013 | 25 min.

2014 Official Selection

The Lost Fish chronicles the efforts of Columbia River Tribes to protect and restore the ancient Pacific Lamprey, a little-known and often misunderstood fish that carries great ecological, spiritual, and medicinal importance. Their struggle illustrates the challenges that come with making the modern, heavily dammed Columbia River system work for even its most resilient inhabitants.