Bountiful Bristol Bulletin

El Mar de Plastico (The Plastic Sea) by nadiacatkinhillman
September 17, 2008, 7:55 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

This Sunday fill your bellies with delicious vegan food at Kebele and then sit back to watch ‘El Mar de Plastico ‘ a film that charts the desperate journeys of the Senegalese people in search of the European Dream.

Film maker Vicente will be on hand to answer any questions about the film.

Food from 6.30pm, film starts 7.30pm

Kebele: 14 Robertson Road, Easton

Film Produced and Directed by Vicente Villaescusa

Documentary – 18:21 minutes


Have you ever wondered where the tomatoes you buy in the supermarket come from? Have you ever wondered who harvests them? Have you ever wondered what it is to be in a country where you don’t exist?

The desperate journeys of the Senegalese people in search of the European Dream doesn’t end when they reach the Spanish Coast, another journey is about to begin, the one of finding a job, finding a place to sleep, left to their own devises without the support of any governmental organization, lost in the plastic sea, forgotten. However, some of them were lucky, they found Daouda Diallo, who will open his house and his heart to them. He will be a guide, a teacher and most important, a friend, providing them with the knowledge and harmony they need to survive under the burning sun of the Southern Spanish coast.

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