Sea of Shadows

In Mexico’s Sea of Cortez, a group of brilliant scientists, high-tech activists, investigative journalists and courageous undercover agents attempt to rescue an endangered whale while battling the vicious Mexican drug cartels and Chinese traffickers, whose destructive poaching methods are threatening the region’s marine life.
Technical Data
Running time: 104
Format: digital
Screen ratio: 1:2.39
Language spoken: English, Spanish
Production year: 2019
Writer(s): Richard Ladkani
Cinematography: Richard Ladkani, Tobias Corts
Editing: Georg Michael Fischer, Verena Schönauer
Producers: Walter Köhler, Wolfgang Knöpfler
January 27, 2019
Park City (Sundance Film Festival, World Cinema Documentary Competition)
Awards (selection):
Audience Award (Park City/Sundance Film Festival), Best of Festival (Nantucket), Crime and Conspiracy Award (Auckland, Wellington/DocEdge Film Festival), Sol de Oro Especial (Guanajuato/FICMA), Audience Award + Social Awareness Award (Long Beach Island/Lighthouse Film Festival), Minnesota Cinematic Arts Award (Minneapolis-Saint Paul)
Production company
Terra Mater Factual Studios
Wambachergasse 2
1130 Vienna
tel:+43 1 87 00 30
Appian Way (US), Malaika Pictures (A), The Wild Lens Collective (US)
International Sales
19-23 Ironmonger Row
London EC1V 3QN