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The Story of the Up Top

1967 8 min
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The story of how one Fogo Island family managed to raise an old passenger boat from where it had been sitting for four years, and to renovate it for use as a fishing boat, despite lack of capital and government aid.

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The Story of the Up Top

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The story of how one Fogo Island family managed to raise an old passenger boat from where it had been sitting for four years, and to renovate it for use as a fishing boat, despite lack of capital and government aid.
  • director
    Colin Low
  • producer
    John Kemeny
  • photography
    Robert Humble
  • editing
    Dennis Sawyer

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