Teach a Man

Synopsis:  

This short documentary film follows a south Trinidad spear fisherman on a trip out to sea. Jason Jones is a husband, father and commercial scuba diver who has seen his livelihood threatened by frequent oil spills in the Gulf of Paria. Despite also facing several personal challenges Jason is hopeful that something can be done to save his community from neglect and economic depression.

 

CATEGORIES: Caribbean Studies; Environmental Studies

Director:  

Carver Bacchus

Country:  

Trinidad & Tobago

Year:  

2016

Length:  

14 min

Lan:  

English

Logline:  

Follow a spearfisherman in Trinidad as he discusses the downside of development, managing his livelihood in the midst of oil spills and the future he wishes for his community.

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