The Damned of the Sea| 1hr : 10mins
Director: Jawad Rhalib | Producer:
Focus Years: | Country: Belgium
Thousands of small Moroccan fishermen from Essaouira, Safi and Agadir have to move further down south, to Dakhla in the Sahara, with hopes to catch some fish. Then begins a hellish struggle. In the background, trawlers from foreign countries drag the waters with their death nets, killing an entire ecosystem. In the foreground, captivating portraits of desperate fishermen who've been robbed of their livelihood. Who shares the responsibility for this death sentence?