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18-25 September

Big Fish

Big Fish

For generations, the people of Bequia depended on the waters surrounding their tiny island for food. Bequians are one of the last groups in the world allowed to hunt whales for subsistence under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling. However, anti-whaling nations and environmentalists continue to exert pressure on this small community to end its long tradition of whaling.



Big Fish


Yonnette Belmar

Year of Release:



St. Vincent and the Grenadines



Type / Genre:

Documentary Short


15 minutes




  • Wed 20 Sept,  8.30pm, MovieTowne Tobago
  • Fri 22 Sept, 11.00am UWI Film Programme
  • Fri 22 Sept, 8.30pm, MovieTowne San Fernando

T+T Premiere

About the Director(s):

Yonnette Belmar

Yonnette Belmar

Yonnette Belmar is from Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines. She has a master’s degree in multimedia journalism from the University of Westminster, United Kingdom. Through video, multimedia journalism and photography, she plans to continue raising awareness of social issues. Big Fish is her debut as a director.

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