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The Elvermen

‘The Elvermen’ is a short, experiential docu-fictional film about an unlikely community of “elver” fisherman in the rural South West of the UK. This visually atmospheric documentary acts an an expression and imitation of the mysterious nature of a timeless craft undertaken by a community who steadfastly hold onto their traditional roots, fishing for a critically endangered creature and scientific phenomenon: the eel. 

Directed by Isla Badenoch

In collaboration with: Chloe White / Whalebone Films / Tessa RatuszynskaThe Ovrs