Scene from the film STOLEN FISH
Scene from the film STOLEN FISH
Scene from the film STOLEN FISH
Scene from the film STOLEN FISH
Scene from the film STOLEN FISH
Scene from the film STOLEN FISH

STOLEN FISH

Direction
Year 
2020
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • Spain
  • Poland
Runtime
30min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

In the Gambia, the smallest country of mainland Africa, fish is now being powdered up by Chinese corporations and exported to Europe and China to feed animals in industrial farming. As a result, Gambians are being deprived of their primary source of protein, overfishing is depleting marine ecosystems. The film follows Abou, Mariama and Paul, three Gambians who share intimate stories of daily struggle, anger, hope and longing for their loved ones.

Details

  • Original Title
    STOLEN FISH
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Filip Drożdż
  • Editing
    Adriana F. Castellanos
  • Music
    ST Gambian Dream
  • Sound
    Igor Kłaczyński, Dariusz Wancerz
  • Runtime
    30 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2020
  • Country
    • United Kingdom
    • Spain
    • Poland
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Sheffield Doc/Fest, UK
    • DOC EDGE International Documentary Film Festival, New Zealand
    • Miradas Doc, Spain
    • Festival de Cine Africano de Tarifa, Spain
    • ONE WORLD Film Festival, Slovakia
    • WATCH DOCS Human Right Film Festival, Poland
    • Ecofalante Film Festival, Brasil
    • Marda Loop Calgary Justice Film Festival, Canada
    • PÖFF SHORTS (Black Nights Film Festival), Estonia
    • Helsinki International Film Festival, Finland
    • Norwegian Short Film Festival, Norway
    • Koszaliński Festiwal Debiutów Filmowych Młodzi i Film, Poland
    • HER DOCS Film Festival, Poland
    • Luanda International Panafrican Film Festival, Angola
    • AFRICA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (AFRIFF), Nigeria
    • Directed by Women, Spain
    • European Film Festival Palić, Serbia
  • Awards
    • Sheffield Doc/Fest, UK - “10 Most Radical Films” by VICE MAGAZINE
    • POLISH DOCS, Poland - most internationally awarded Polish documentary
    • BNP Paribas Green Film Festival, Poland - Best Polish Film, Best Short Film
    • CinEast Central and Eastern European Film Festival, Luxembourg - Audience Award
    • OFF Cinema, Poland - Audience Award, Special Mention
    • Ânûû-rû Âboro Film Festival, New Caledonia - Best International Short Film
    • AFRYKAMERA Film Festival, Poland - Special Mention
    • SUNCINE – Festival Int. de Cine de Medio Ambiente, Spain - WWF Award
    • International Ocean Film Tour, Germany - Audience Award
    • Jozi Film Festival, South Africa - Best Int. Short Documentary
    • Africa Film for Impact Awards, Nigeria - Best Film on Migration, Best Documentary
    • Festiwal Wrażliwy, Poland - 3rd Award
    • Festival de Cine del Mar, Chile - Best Short Documentary
    • Chefchaouen Environmental Film Festival, Morocco – Best Documentary
    • Impact Doc Awards, USA - Award of Merit
    • British Columbia Environmental Film Festival, Canada – Best International Documentary

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