AQUATEAM – SEA ADVENTURE

The marine biologist Marysun sails with her friends to explore the Mediterranean sea. Suddenly, they stumble on a plastic soup threatening a pod of sperm whales. Quite a challenge for the AquaTeam! Directed by Massimo Montigiani * Filmmaker in Attendance online

WE ARE LIKE WAVES

WE ARE LIKE WAVES is an intimate look into how surfing changes Sanu’s life, documenting the struggles and breakthroughs of becoming a female Sri Lankan surfer. The ocean is simply not seen as a place for women. Therefore, like most girls, Sanu grew up watching her brother surf, but never considered it as an option […]

GHOST PONDS

‘Ghost Ponds: a story of Norfolk’s pond revivals’ journeys to an ongoing pond restoration to meet two of the groundswell movement’s most passionate conservationists. Born and raised in the ponds of Norfolk, Carl is beholden to restore his nostalgic vision of once-thriving wetlands. Jack, having never cared much for ponds before, is driven not to […]

SONG OF THE SEA (EL CANTO DEL MAR)

Discover the powerful connection of Latinos to our oceans. This short documentary film follows four Latinos across the United States through a multi-generational perspective as they explore their relationship to the ocean and their culture, discovering their role in protecting and preserving both. Directed by Kat Reynolds * Filmmaker in Attendance online

HEAL THE RIVER

Hydropower dams, built decades ago, have dramatically altered river systems across Alabama. Downstream of the Harris Dam on the Tallapoosa River, families and landowners who have lost property and use of the river have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ask for changes to the operation of the dam through the relicensing process. Their hope is that […]

DRIFTING NORTH: THE ARCTIC PULSE

The Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) team froze the German Icebreaker R/V Polarstern into the sea ice for a year. For a year, the team drifts with an ice floe and strives to understand the Arctic climate system and its future. The 360-degree planetarium dome show is the first planetarium feature film […]

HOPE IN THE WATER

We always hear the negative news about the environment, but groups around the world are doing great work in the conservation field. This is the story of our company’s founder and what we are on a mission to do! Directed by Jake Weinberger, Nicolas Quintairos * Filmmaker in Attendance online

THE FISH & THE FLAME

When a supposedly extinct fish resurfaces in the path of oncoming wildfire, a Colorado biologist braves the flames on a daring rescue mission. Directed by David Hutchinson

A RIVER REBORN

Generations of residents and neighbors have turned their back on the river, believing the damage to be irreversible and scolding their children for playing in its orange waters. But a decade-long effort from a coalition of local groups has begun to reveal a different future for the Little Conemaugh and for other rivers in Pennsylvania […]

THE OYSTER FARMER

When oyster larvae in the Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery began dying en masse, hatchery manager Alan Barton sought clues to the underlying cause. After partnering with marine scientist Burke Hales and studying local ocean chemistry, they were able to identify the root cause – ocean acidification – and adjust their farming practices to save oyster […]