Alfred Melotu, The Funeral of a Paramount Chief

Alfred Melotu is a Big Man and Paramouth Chief among the Melanesians in the Reef Islands group off, the Solomon Islands. In 1994 a film crew visited Alfred in order to plan a future film. Unfortunately, on the return in 1996 Alfred was on his deathbed …

Going for Mackerel

The film follows the crew of the Norwegian fishing vessel Havdrøn as they set out for a new season of mackerel fishing, their main source of income. Fishing can be a difficult activity, because of the risks at sea and the instability of the p…