On 3 October 2013, a boat carrying 500 Eritrean refugees sank off the coast of the Italian island Lampedusa. More than 360 people drowned. Abraham, one of the survivors, walks through a graveyard of shipwrecks and vividly remembers the nightmarish experience. Meanwhile, chaos breaks loose at the harbour, whilst hundreds of coffins are being loaded onto a military ship.
Creditsdirector: Morgan Knibbe
composer: Carlos dalla-Fiore
producer: Jos de Putter
Editor: Morgan Knibbe
Cinematography: Morgan Knibbe
sound: Noah Pepper, Taco Drijfhout & Vincent Sinceretti
production company: Deepfocus
More infoCountry: Netherlands
MORGAN KNIBBE: A Twist in the Fabric of Space (2012, short), Shipwreck (2014, short)
Morgan graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy in 2012 with his short experimental film A Twist in The Fabric of Space. It was selected for the IDFA and won a so called Wildcard by the Netherlands Filmfund, which enables a young director to continue creating a personal cinematic language.
His short film SHIPWRECK focusses on the… Show more