2015 has seen unprecedented numbers of African migrants making desperate voyages across the sea to seek refuge and a better life in Europe. Their plights, and the tragedies that so often accompanied them, made headlines across the globe and brought a new strain of human trafficking to the world stage. This is their story.
They came from the wastelands of Africa. They crossed deserts and savannahs, dodged migrant mafias and corrupt police to make their escape, travelling like sardines in a leaky canoe. They’d do anything to leave behind the poverty of their homeland, but adrift in the middle of the ocean, they soon realise that the Atlantic is far larger than they ever imagined.
This is the inside story of an incredible, yet far from unique, odyssey. Pulitzer prize winning filmmaker Dominique Mollard sails with 38 African migrants, including a mother and baby just five months old, out of West Africa on a fraught quest to reach the safe shores of Europe.
Mollard’s incredible documentary captures the struggles of the harrowing journey as the voyagers set out under a full moon, defended from the elements only by their yellow raincoats and determination, and brave their way across the unforgiving Atlantic to risk their lives in the hope of a better future.
|Number of Discs:||
|Theatrical Release Year:||
Please remember to add postal time (2-3 working days) to obtain a complete estimate of delivery to your door.
You will receive an email to confirm when your item has been sent.
You can also check the status of your order and individual items by accessing My Account details and following the prompts.
Please allow 10 working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries.
It may be advisable to check with your neighbours to see if a parcel has been left with them, check any outhouses you might have where it may be left if it cannot fit through your letterbox and contact your local sorting office to see if the item has been returned to the depot as undelivered and awaiting collection.
Please see our returns policy.
Average connection time 25 secs
There are currently no reviews.