Darwin's Nightmare, DVD

Darwin's Nightmare DVD

Directed by Hubert Sauper


Documentary examining the devastating effects of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria.

The predatory fish, which has wiped out all the native species since its introduction in the late 1950s and turned the lake into an ecological wasteland, is exported for sale in European supermarkets while poverty-stricken Tanzanian families have no choice but to make do with the leftovers.

Meanwhile the local economy has collapsed, resulting in famine, homelessness, an HIV epidemic and a huge increase in prostitution and drug addiction.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (Ex)
  • EAN: 5037899010433
  • Catalogue number: ARTF0153
  • Studio: Artefact Media
  • Release date:
  • Genre: Documentaries & Biographies
  • Colour: Colour


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