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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Casting the Pirates: Behind the Scenes of 'Fishing Without Nets' (Part 2)

 (Vice)-Shot in East Africa using Somali non-actors, Fishing Without Nets tells the mesmerizing and sobering story of the pirates from the Somali point of view. First-time feature filmmaker Cutter Hodierne combines the epic cinematic vision of a glorious action-thriller with intimate, textured qualities of an art film, humanizing the pirates by bringing us inside their moral dilemmas and gut-wrenching struggles.


In this second episode of our behind the scenes series, we speak to the Somali actors about their home lives and how they came to star in a Sundance award winning film.
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