A Journey Through Hell

Every year, thousands of people die trying to make it to Europe. This is their story. We travel inside a boat trafficking Africans to Yemen, the first stage of their journey to the West. Over 100 people are crammed into the tiny 30 foot vessel. Denied food or water and without even room to move, they became ill and dehydrated. Anyone who complains is beaten or thrown overboard. When the boat approaches the shore, the refugees are forced to jump into the sea and swim to shore. Many can’t swim or are so exhausted they drown.


  • Year: 2007
  • Duration: 52 min
  • Production: Grandclément
  • Director: Daniel Grandclément
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA, ESP
  • Country of production: France

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