Thailand’s indigenous sea gypsies predicted the waves that swept their villages away in 2004, and most of them escaped unharmed. Now they are facing a new threat to their centuries-old way of life: tourism and the encroaching modern world.
“The vanishing sea tribe” – an article about the Moken.
Deeperblue.com reviewed the “Dive Moken” App in their Freediving App Review series.
From the end of the monsoon season in 2006 (September) until the start of the next monsoon (April 2007) I worked on different projects in South-East Asia. One of the assignments was co-writing and ultimately location scouting for a feature film about a boy who drifts out to sea when the Tsunami hit in 2004. […]
Before I knew if a film about the Moken Sea Nomads would be possible to make, I went for a research-trip sneaking into the Mu Koh Surin National Park when it is closed during the Monsoon Season. I filmed myself on the way, and this clip shows how the international documentary about the Moken started. […]
O cineasta norueguês Runar Jarle Wiik tem um currículo inusitado (e invejável, eu diria). Desde que entrou na Escola Internacional de Cinema de Londres, já participou da produção de alguns curtas e comerciais, mas dedicou a maior parte da sua carreira a gravar documentários por diversos lugares do mundo, como em Uganda, Oriente Médio, Guatemala […]
Amateur freedivers are being invited to visit the Moken, one of the last remaining groups of sea nomads. FreediveUK has been invited by the tribal elders to bring a small group of freedivers to visit them on their island off the coast of Thailand in February 2014. http://www.sportdiver.co.uk/News/Latest-News/Meet-the-Moken-with-FreediveUK