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Vanishing Pearls: The Oystermen of Pointe à la Hache

Directed by Nailah Jefferson
United States, 2014
Documentary

Synopsis

3 years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Pointe à la Hache, LA is on the brink of losing its livelihood. While 49 million barrels of oil settle in the once vibrant coastal waters, a generations-old community of black fishermen pledge to fight for justice, accountability and their way of life.

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Vanishing Pearls: The Oystermen of Pointe à la Hache Directed by Nailah Jefferson