Fishing Without Nets (Jallaabasho Shabaq La’aan)

Cutter Hodierne | 2011 | 15 min.

2013 Official Selection

At the center of Fishing Without Nets is a young man named Abdi, a fisherman and father with a baby daughter. Although Abdi is struggling to get by with very little money, he initially refuses a pirate’s offer of some quick cash, saying he wants to stay honest and teach that honesty to his children. But the lure of big money grows as Abdi’s situation gets more desperate, and ultimately he’s pulled in.