Urak Lawoi. Brothers of the Sea

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On the maritime border between Thailand and Malaysia, live the Urak Lawoi. A community that continues to practice an ancient and risky underwater fishing technique, unique in the world. Although they were once a nomadic tribe, they settled down a hundred years ago. Today, they live mostly on the island of Koh Lipe, in Thailand, where they struggle to preserve their traditions, existing right next to a growing tourist industry. They are explorers, fishermen, and - above all - great divers. This is their story.

Reafilma / El Cañonazo Multimedia
Directed by: 
Telmo Iragorri / Manuel Coronado
52' or 70'
English / Spanish