Nominated for Best Short Documentary, Most Exciting Off-Screen Talent (Josh Peters)

Above Water

Alex Walton
Documentary, Animation
👋 Filmmaker attending

Invisible to us are commercial seafarers who have been abandoned by their employers, ship owners and states. We hear from several people who have been trapped on board these floating prisons for months and years past their contracts.


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We acknowledge the sovereignty of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation whose unceded land will always be a home of storytelling and culture.