Introduction to Fogo Island

This film introduces the Fogo Island/Newfoundland Project series which is an experiment in how film can be a catalyst for social change by serving as a direct means of communication. It gives some basic facts about Fogo Island, Newfoundland, and explains why it was chosen for the film project.


Colin Low
John Kemeny
Robert Humble
Dennis Sawyer



    “The last scene, with the family boardng the ferry and leaving for Carmanville, was that a fisherman's family leaving Fogo Island on Saturday, August 3rd, 1968?” — CUFFER, 3 May 2012

  • MudderJuggs

    “My Grandmother came from Fogo Island...makes me seem closer to her somehow.” — MudderJuggs, 22 Jun 2010

  • Confessor

    “I have a good friend from Fogo. I now understand why he wants never to return.” — Confessor, 29 May 2010

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