Of The Sea

Erick Alamilla, grew up in Xcalak, Mexico while his Dad lived 30 miles off the coast on an atoll, Banco Chinchorro, working as a commercial fisherman. The atoll, part of a Mexican Reserve, is greatly protected. After years of wanting to explore the area, Erick (with the help of his brother, Toby) and lodge owner, Jesse Colten, receive a green light from the authorities for a two-day exploratory fly-fishing trip. This new film from Meris McHaney, tells the tail of one of the best gifts that life has to offer: special places and moments that bring us together. Only at IF4 in 2023!

Filmmaker: Meris McHaney