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22 Ratings



Directed by Morgan Knibbe
Netherlands, 2014
Short, Documentary


On October 3rd, 2013, a boat carrying 500 Eritrean refugees sunk off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa and over 360 people drowned. Abraham, one of the survivors, walks through a graveyard of shipwrecks and remembers this nightmarish experience.

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Shipwreck Directed by Morgan Knibbe

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2014 | 2 wins including: Silver Pardino - Leopards of Tomorrow (International Competition)

European Film Awards

2014 | Nominee: European Short Film

AFI Fest

2014 | Special Mention: Short Award

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