Our Films

Coastal Routes works with coastal communities to help them tell stories about their ideas and innovations, and to connect them with each other and the rest of the world. Below, see a sample of our various projects.

Coming Soon: You will be able to explore all of Coastal Routes’ resources visually, via our innovation map.


Knowing Fish

Fishing is a way of life in Alaska. This film celebrates the importance of fishing in Alaska's coastal communities and the value of fishermen's knowledge for science and management.

This film was a collaboration among Coastal Routes director Phil Loring and Dr. Anne Beaudreau of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks.


Tied to the Land: Voices from Northwest Alaska

Tied to the Land film series showcases how 10 Northwest rural Alaskan villages are seeking effective ways of adapting to rapid changes in; climate, weather and development.

These films were produced in collaboration with Farthest North Films as a part of the Sustainable Futures North project.