José returns home to Cape Verde after more than 10 years away to find his community transformed. The fish that have provided income and food for generations are disappearing from the sea, and people are being forced to sell the sand from their beaches just to survive. Sandgrains follows José as he seeks to understand what has happened. It is a film about what happens when people start asking a simple question: why?

Trailer with English subtitles

sandgrains.org

produced & directed
Jordie Montevecchi &Gabriel Manrique

production company
matchboxmedia.org

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