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The essence of Getaria (Basque Country) is in the sea, so maritime history and stories are very important for the village. It is the wake of the people from Getaria. That is the starting point of the documentary. The roots.

Throughout history this fishing village has entered the sea. They completely dominate the area and this marine culture has been passed down from generation to generation. From adults to youth.

Nowadays, however, the transmission rope is about to break. Many sea trades are facing their last years of life. They will submerge and remain under the sea forever.

This documentary aims to value the sea, bring to light the dark situation of women, the value chain, socio-economic change, art.

Director: Beñat Gereka Bikuña