In the years since Tonga banned whale hunting, an important piece of the local economy has become swimming with whales. But will this new form of ecotourism be sustainable?
New England Premiere
The idea for Faka’apa’apa was put together by the teams at Blue Latitudes Foundation and Matador Network. This is their second documentary film together.
Filming in Tonga was extremely challenging, with rain, wind, and sea swells rising up to 10 ft on some days, ensuring that all team members didn’t get too seasick was the biggest challenge!”