WORK THE SEA

A film by Christian Lajoumard – 26′

On the island of Santo Antao, in Cape Verde, longline fishing (a boat, a wire, a hook) is practiced in an artisanal way… You only take what is necessary to feed yourself.

A film by Christian Lajoumard – 26′

On the Blue Coast, between Martigues and Marseille, small-scale traditional fishing is mainly carried out with trammel nets. Joseph and Mohamed set and pull their nets daily. The intense blue of the Mediterranean as a nourishing land.

A film by Christian Lajoumard – 26′

Off the coast of Dakar, the fishermen of Soumbedioune, a small district of the Senegalese capital, practice their trade between the blue of the sky and the ocean.

A film by Christian Lajoumard – 30′

On the island of Phu Quoc, in Vietnam, men, connected to a thin pipe, a “thread of life” that allows them to breathe, hunt fish and seafood in the blue depths.

A film by Christian Lajoumard – 30′

In the warm waters of the Gulf of Siam, at nightfall, men go fishing for squid and fish attracted by the lights of their improbable boats.

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