'Lifeboat' Puts a Human Face on Europe's Refugee Crisis, Shortlisted for Oscar

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A screen grab from the short documentary "Lifeboat." (Photo: Courtesy of Spin Film)

A new documentary short, "Lifeboat," highlights the plight of refugees and migrants who flee the coast of Libya under the cover of darkness. Director Skye Fitzgerald joins us to discuss his Academy Award-shortlisted film, "Lifeboat." We'll also talk with Oakland-based Asylum Access about the ongoing migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.

LIFEBOAT Trailer from Spin Film on Vimeo.


Skye Fitzgerald, director, "Lifeboat"

Emily Arnold-Fernandez, executive director, Asylum Access