STEALING FROM THE POOR


STEALING FROM THE POOR

Yorgos Avgeropoulos, 53 min. (Prod: SmallPlanet, GR)

Where does the fish you eat come from?

The ever-rising demand for fish in the international market has driven European and Asian fishing fleets towards the coasts of West Africa. Hundreds of industrial pirate ships are fishing illegally in the territorial waters of the area, devastating all forms of life in the ocean and condemning millions of Africans to poverty and hunger. "Stealing from the Poor" was filmed in Senegal, where pirate fishing driven by huge industrial vessels belonging to developed countries is depriving the inhabitants of this West African country of their main source of subsistence.

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