“There are two ways to fish. With nets or without. But if I fish with violence, will my nets be full of blood?” That is the difficult choice facing Chire, the main character in this short narrative film about Somali pirates, many of whom have turned to crime because their waters have been overfished by foreigners.
How about these numbers: Americans spent $165 billion on consumer electronics in 2010, and we bought more than 260,000 computers a day. E-waste is the fastest-growing stream of waste in the world (there are approximately 40 million metric tons of it each year worldwide) and is the subject of this fast-paced film by Isaac Brown and Eric Flagg, who were previously at Mountainfilm in 2007 with Gimme Green.