Iceland, Puffin Sanctuary

Director: Guilaine Bergeret and Frederic Labie

Producer: Nathaneal Friloux

Country: France


Every year, after 6 months spent offshore, the Atlantic puffin returns to the Westman Islands, off the Icelandic coast. National emblem and tourist attraction, its fate nevertheless worries the inhabitants of the island, while for a decade now, couples have stopped breeding on the cliffs. Faced with this observation, a handful of enthusiasts are mobilizing to save it, because behind the story of the puffin, it is the whole identity of an island that could disappear.


To share the story and visualize the effort of the people trying to save the puffins and the island.