Part of the Film Africa 2020 Doc Shorts programme

Monday 2 November | 18:30 | Rich Mix, Screen 1


Dir. Sally Feneaux Barleycorn

Spain. 2019. 6 mins. Catalan and English with English subtitles

This moving documentary short gives an account of thousands of Africans that have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to migrate to Europe. Their bodies were never retrieved. They were never buried.

Film Africa Doc Shorts programme
A selection documentary shorts exploring migration and exile, mental health and family histories, among other themes. With a pre-recorded intro from Film Africa programmer Katarina Hedrén.

Director Sally Feneaux Barleycorn headshot

Sally Feneaux Barleycorn

Afro-European writer, director and consultant, Sally has been working in the film industry professionally for more than a decade. Her focus as a creator is to translate emotional experiences into images, ideas into visual metaphors, exploring how much one can communicate beyond the ‘rational’ into the hearts of an audience.