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Synopsis

In Gambia, the smallest country in continental Africa, fish is now being ground into powder by Chinese companies. The fishmeal is exported to Europe and China to feed animals for industrial farming. As a result, the local population of Gambia is being deprived of their primary source of protein while overfishing impoverishes marine ecosystems. Through the intimate stories of Abou, Mariama and Paul, the film reveals their daily struggles, their anger and their hopes.  For some, migration is the only way out.

A first film about fishmeal factories in Gambia, offering a unique insight into the myriad factors of migration and the domino effect of overfishing.