Golden Fish, African Fish

Poisson d’or, poisson africain / Golden Fish, African Fish, Thomas Grand, Moussa Diop, Senegal, 2018, 60′
Documentary, o.v. French, Wolof, Italian & English subtitles

WTFF5 – International Competition Feature Films

Poisson d’or, poisson africain

The Casamance Region, in southern Senegal, is one of the last refuge areas in West Africa for a growing number of artisanal fishers, fish processors and migrant workers. With increasing foreign competition these women and men resist by contributing, thanks to their work, to food security in numerous African countries. But for how much longer?

Directors’ bio-filmography
Moussa Diop (1979) is a Senegalese sound engineer and director. He trained at the National Arts Orchestra of Senegal and the Blaise Senghor Cultural Center in Dakar. Thomas Grand (1976) is a French producer and director. He graduated Esra – Ecole Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle in Paris. Together they founded the Zideoprod audiovisual production structure and co-directed Diogué, a Threatened Fishing Island (2016).


Directed by Thomas Grand, Moussa Diop
Screenplay Thomas Grand, Moussa Diop
DOP Thomas Grand
Sound Moussa Diop
Editing Thomas Grand
Sound Editing Thomas Grand
Music Michael Wildhoff
Production Zideoprod
Distribution Zideoprod