OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR

Wednesday 22 September

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OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR

Dive into a night of mesmerising ocean adventure! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for 2021 with a brand-new collection of the world’s most incredible ocean films!

Brought to you by the team behind the Banff Mountain Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour, this carefully curated selection of short films combines epic human endeavour and astounding marine life in a spectacular cinematic celebration of our oceans.

Meet surfers, paddlers, divers and oceanographers who have dedicated their lives to answering the call of the ocean in the wildest corners of the planet. Witness incredible seafaring voyages, captivating footage from both above and below the surface, and the chance to dip your toes into the wonders of the big blue – from the comfort of a cinema seat!

Visit www.oceanfilmfestival.co.uk for more.

Age Guidance: 12A

THE FILMS:

FROM KURILS WITH LOVE

24 minutes

Filmmaker: Taylor Rees

A scrappy Russian marine biologist called Vladimir stows away on a boat filled with adventure junkies (and a world-renowned cybersecurity expert) to reach one of the last paradises on Earth – the volcanic Kuril Islands, between Russia and Japan. From this dramatically beautiful and inaccessible chain of islands, From Kurils With Love introduces us to a true warrior for the planet on an intimate journey of visual bliss… and sea lion chaos.

CHANGING TIDES

17 minutes

Filmmakers: Akemi Walsh And Anna Thorsen

2,000km, 3 months, 2 kayaks – and zero single-use plastic. With giant icebergs, abundant wildlife and serious arm-power, university friends Lucy and Mathilde tackle an ambitious kayaking trip along the Inside Passage, down the coast of Alaska and Canada. With all of their 500 meals stored in paper, Changing Tides joins the intrepid duo on a journey of adventure, challenge, friendship and a deep love of the world’s oceans.

MATADOR

3 minutes

Filmmaker: Aether Films

Skimboarding is a sport that starts and ends on the beach, with skim-boarders running to meet an incoming wave and riding it back to shore – performing impressive tricks along the way! With an epic soundtrack plus spectacular underwater and ariel shots, Matador stars professional skim-boarder Austin Keen in action among the crystalline blue waters and white sand beaches of Mexico. Wow factor guaranteed.

VOICE ABOVE WATER

11 minutes

Filmmaker: Dana Frankoff

Wayan is a 90-year-old Balinese fisherman who can no longer fish because of the amount of plastic pollution in the ocean. In a change of pace, Wayan instead uses his fishing boat and net to pull rubbish from the water, in the hope of one day being able to fish again. Voice Above Water is a glimpse into how one person is using his resources to make a difference, and a reminder that we can all accomplish something much greater than ourselves.

YARROW

5 minutes

Filmmaker: Abraham Joffe

London-based monochrone photographer David Yarrow steps ashore in South Georgia to capture the mind-blowing wildlife scenes of this remote and inhospitable island, only reachable by an 80-hour boat journey. But with hundreds of thousands of penguins and seals, surrounded by a cathedral of mountain peaks and hanging glaciers, this spectacle of nature is a sensory overload and it’s hard to know where to start…

THE SEA TO ME | KATE HAMSIKOVA

3 minutes:

Filmmaker: Finisterre

Kate Hamsikova is a freediver and swimming instructor whose connection with the sea grew thanks to her friendship with a solitary wild dolphin called Dusty. Over the last 15 years Kate has become an experienced freediver, diving in many of the world’s great oceans and sharing her passion for the sea with others – but here she tells her story from closer to home, on her beloved west coast of Ireland.

RACE TO ALASKA

50 minutes

Filmmaker: Zach Carver

The Race to Alaska is a boating race that pushes contestants to the edge of endurance, tackling 750 miles of dangerous waters, from Washington to Alaska, with no motors and no outside support. Those who take on the challenge are varied in their experience and motivations, but all share the same determination. Jumping to get perspectives from boat to boat, Race to Alaska is bracing, immersive, wonderfully congenial and a tribute to the spirit of adventure.


AUDITORIUM TICKETS are on the ground floor, in theatre style rows and allocated. The auditorium is fully wheelchair accessible- please contact us for wheelchair tickets.

BALCONY TICKETS are allocated, in cinema style rows on the first floor. Please note, there is no disabled access to the balcony.

Seated Event – please contact us if you have specific access requirements. AGES 12A (under 12’s to be accompanied by an adult) // DOORS 18:30 // SCREENING STARTS 19:30

GROUP DISCOUNT: Discount for groups of 6+ are available at £13.00 per ticket. Please note that group discount is only available when booking 6 or more tickets in one transaction. Discount will automatically apply to qualifying orders at checkout. Does not apply to Early Bird tickets.

CONCESSION TICKETS: If you class as any of the following you can buy our concessionary tickets – ID must be shown on the night to prove the concession:

Students/ Young Persons (Under 25)/ Emergency Services/ Serving Military/ Social Workers/ NHS Staff/ Over 60s/ Charity Workers/ Teachers/Lecturers/ Carers/ Probation Officers

Please note that Concession Tickets are not valid with any other promotional offer.

This show has been rescheduled from 16th September 2020, all customers have been contacted regarding the rearrangement. For further information on our refund policy please check the FAQ’s in the ABOUT US page.

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