American Conservation Film Festival’s Best-of-Fest Event: Sept 20th

Join the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF) at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Schmidt Meeting Room Friday, September 20th, 2013 at 7:00pm Screening: Cape Spin! An American Power Struggle, last year’s runner up for both the ACFF Green Fire Award and Audience Choice Award. This film is the surreal, fascinating, tragicomic tale of the […]

Lighthouse International Film Festival: Jun 7-9

Menhaden has been officially selected to be screened at the Lighthouse International Film Festival on June 9th. For additional information about this great Festival in New Jersey visit: To order tickets for the menhaden screening, visit:

Over 21,500 Viewers!

Menhaden aired on PBS Maryland Public Television as part of the kick off for Chesapeake Bay week on April 22, 2013. The program received over 21,500 viewers from the Baltimore and DC metro areas.

Colorado Environmental Film Festival: Feb 21-24

Menhaden: Most Important Fish in the Bay has been selected to screen at the 7th Annual Colorado Environmental Film Festival, February 21-24, 2013. “The Colorado Environmental Film Festival (CEFF) is a celebration of the power of film to inspire, educate, and motivate audiences. CEFF presents thought-provoking films and dialogue that raise awareness of a wide […]

Neuse Riverkeeper Film Festival: Jan 12

Menhaden: Most Important Fish in the Bay has been selected to screen at the Neuse Riverkeeper Film Festival at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. This festival focuses on water topics. To learn more visit their facebook page:

Alexandria Film Festival: Nov 18

Menhaden has been selected to screen at the Alexandria Film Festival! Our film will be screened at 4pm on Nov 18th. Jill Ray and Sarah Gulick will be available for a Q&A session afterwards.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival: Nov 16th

Menhaden will be screening at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival! Join us at the Avalon in Easton, MD on Friday Nov 16th, 2012. Director Sarah Gulick will be available for a Q&A after the film. Poster: Tickets:

American Conservation Film Festival: Nov 1st

“Menhaden: The Most Important Fish in the Bay” has been chosen as an Official Selection of the 2012 American Conservation Film Festival. It is scheduled to be shown opening night, Thursday, November 1st. With an emphasis on the intersection between people and the environment, the festival provides a venue to explore these issues and bring […]

Chesapeake Folk Festival: Jul 28

St. Michaels, MD, July 28, 2012 –  Menhaden: The Most Important Fish in the Bay was featured at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in Saint Michaels, MD during the annual Chesapeake Folk Festival. The Chantey Singers, who are featured in the film, were on hand to tell how singing helped provide rhythm and coordination as they worked […]

Press Release

For Immediate Release July 2012 Contact: Gillian Ray Documentary Film on Menhaden, an Endangered Chesapeake Bay Fishery, Wins Three Regional Student Emmy Awards (Washington, DC) – The environmental film Menhaden: The Most Important Fish in the Bay, a 26-minute documentary that aired on Maryland Public Television in April, won three student Emmys for outstanding documentary, photography, and […]