Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

A busy doctor plans to spend her annual vacation fulfilling her long-held dream of sailing from Gibraltar to the small island of Ascension in the Atlantic. But everything changes when she sees a damaged, overloaded boat full of refugees nearby. Knowing that at least a hundred people could drown, she begins to organize to help them but slowly begins to fear that it will be impossible to do so.


Awards

Won Best Film - Ljubljana IFF (FIPRESCI Prize), Schwerin Art of FF (Flying Ox, Audience Award), Viennale | Nominated Best Film - Hong Kong IFF (Golden Firebird Award), Jerusalem FF, LUX Prize, | Won Best Director - Batumi International ArtHouse Film Festival, Berlin IFF (Heiner Carow Prize, Label Europa Cinemas, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Panorama), German Directors Award Metropolis, Reykjavik IFF (Golden Puffin), Schwerin Art of FF (Audience Award)| Won Best Actor / Actress - Emden IFF (Creative Energy Award), German Directors Award Metropolis, Guenter Rohrbach Filmpreis.