ABOUT THE FILM

Shot in East Africa using Somali non-actors, Fishing Without Nets tells the mesmerizing and sobering story of the pirates from the Somali point of view. First-time feature filmmaker Cutter Hodierne combines the epic cinematic vision of a glorious action-thriller with intimate, textured qualities of an art film, humanizing the pirates by bringing us inside their moral dilemmas and gut-wrenching struggles.

DIRECTED BY – Cutter Hodierne

2014 – 109 mins – USA/Kenya/Somalia

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WATCH the original short film

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The basis for the feature film, this short film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

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SEE the epic behind-the-scenes documentary

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Director Hodierne talks about his drive to create an authentic POV from the pirates and the importance of filming in Kenya.

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HOST YOUR OWN SCREENING

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Tugg gives you the opportunity to host your own screening of Fishing Without Nets in a local theater with your friends, here's how.

"A Gorgeous, harrowing debut feature"

-The Village Voice

"Sundance 2014's Most Beautiful Film"

-The Wrap

"Powerful... Deliberate & Absolutely Beautiful"

-Twitch Film

HOST A SCREENING

The film isn’t showing in your town? VICE and theatrical demand-based platform Tugg allow you to host your own screening in a theater with your friends. Watch the video below and then click here to host your own screening.