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Volunteers from a German non-profit risk the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts pushing off from Libya in the middle of the night. LIFEBOAT puts a human face on one of the world's greatest contemporary global crises and provides a spark of hope surrounding how civil society can intervene in the refugee crisis in a meaningful way.Written by
Today's media plays much attention on the border crossing but now many refugees are crossing the Mediterranean sea. People and organizations are trying to stop illegal human trafficking so that there no unidentified deaths. This short documentary by Skye Fitzgerald and funded by the New Yorker focuses on Sea Watch, a non profit group based in Europe.
The documentary encapsulate refugee stories coming from Africa and the Middle East. The film tries to show how Sea Watch manages to reach the boats of people on the sea then communicate to certain children and women suffering from dehydration.
Its powerful imagery relied of coastal people and authority discovering bodies washing up to shore. What lacked (due to the film's time) is the question of why does this happen, we are left by one of the Sea Watch's member about their opinions ob global economy.
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