RTD documentary wins prize at International Maritime Film Festival
RTD director Natalya Kadyrova’s film Sea Life Savers has won an award at The Sea Calls! International Maritime Film Festival held in St Petersburg. The documentary came top in the People of the Sea category.
In Sea Life Savers, Kadyrova shows how the Sea Sheperd conservation group and the navy of Gabon stand up to illegal fishing off the country’s coast. The group is known for its direct action, with some describing Sea Shepherd as eco-terrorists.
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This year, the film also won a bronze award in the Environment & Ecology category at the New York Festivals TV & Film Awards.