When the Lionfish Came

  • 6'
  • Bahamas
  • 2015
The film uses shot and found footage of the Bahamian coral reefs, ravished by invasive lionfish, and the island's traditional Junkanoo celebration to compose a counter-paradisiacal narrative that advocates the preservation of Bahamian culture and native marine life.
Director
Tamika Galanis
Premiere
European premiere
Countries of production
Bahamas, USA
Production Year
2015
Festival Edition
IFFR 2018
Length
6'
Medium
File
Language
English
Producer
Tamika Galanis
Sales
National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
Screenplay
Tamika Galanis