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Once the Tide Rises, 2016

Jorge Thielen Armand (Director)
Toronto, Canada

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In 2007, the Venezuelan government promised to revitalize the island of Cubagua. A project called for the construction of a school, a drinking water solution, and employment opportunities through tourism cooperatives. But the funds mysteriously vanished, leaving the fishermen without hope for the future. "Once the tide rises" is a monochrome vision of this forgotten community.