Fire at Sea (2016)

Film details

  • Director

    Gianfranco Rosi

  • Countries

    France Italy

  • Year

    2016

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Fuocoammare Original

Synopsis

Documentary following the life of 12-year-old schoolchild Samuele as he grows up on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa and becomes aware of the harrowing experiences of the many thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees who have arrived on the island in search of a new life in Europe.

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