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De Fisheries

De Fisheries

Fishing is more than an occupation, it’s a way of life. Barbados, a nation fueled by the passion and hard work of fisherfolk, is home to a rich fishing culture. In recent times, the industry continues to be threatened by many issues including the impact of climate change. This thought-provoking short film amplifies the voices of local fisherfolk and tells the story of declines in catches and observations of environmental change as well as the passion to support sustainable livelihood and hopes for the future. ‘De Fisheries’, a cry from the lips of the most vulnerable, is the beginning of a movement that will facilitate change.


De Fisheries


Clish A. Gittens

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15 minutes


All Ages


Wed 21 Aug 2019, 2.00pm, APA, Room 02

T+T Premiere

About the Director(s):

Clish A. Gittens

Clish A. Gittens

Clish Gittens is a visual anthropologist who realized the lived experiences and stories of Caribbean people are quite unique. Livelihoods, culture, habitats and environmental impacts vary from island to island, and the lens allows him to share those stories and celebrate Caribbean sustainability and culture from an island perspective. 

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