La pirogue (The Pirogue) (2012) Film. Director : Moussa Touré

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A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them. (imdb)

The challenge: The canoe traces the odyssey of daily illegal immigration through the eyes of the captain of a fishing boat and living in Dakar responsible for transporting thirty men to Spain. Thirty men, most of whom have never even seen the sea and no idea what to expect on arrival on the European continent.(mubi)

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