- Sweden / Denmark / US
- 1h 37min
- Directed by: Marcus Lindeen
- Language: English, French, German, Japanese, Swedish, Spanish
- UK release: 12 January 2018
A look at a 45-year-old experiment in which Mexican-Spanish anthropologist Santiago Genoves invited ten people to cross the Atlantic with him on a raft. Director Lindeen blends archive footage with modern-day reflections as surviving participants reminisce, in what makes for a complex moving show of disagreements and bonds. Fascinating.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
The Raft14 Jan 2019
Santiago Genovés's notorious Acali experiment is the focus of an insightful documentary
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