Darwin's Nightmare
Director: Hubert Sauper. Documentary. Profile of an ecological disaster in Lake Tanganyika, prompted by the introduction of a foreign species of perch, and connecting the plight of the lake and its fish to the surrounding economic and military quagmires of sub-Saharan Africa.

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Documentary Feature

Other Awards:
Venice Film Festival: Label Europa Cinemas
European Film Awards: Best Documentary Feature
César Awards (French Oscars): Best First Feature

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