DAUGHTER OF THE SEA

For Jaeyoun Kim, the ocean is more than a connection to family; it’s a path to healing. Patagonia Films’ Daughter of the Sea follows Jaeyoun, who leaves her island home in South Korea to pursue a more traditional career path in Seoul. But as her mental health begins to unravel and depression sets in, she decides to join […]

HOT PINK DOLPHINS

Fighting for the planet doesn’t have to be so serious. Just ask Hot Pink Dolphins, a group of marine life–loving activists using color, quirkiness and humor to spread the message that a threat to dolphins is a threat to us. The Patagonia Films’ documentary short follows three members of the grassroots organization as they work to return captive […]

JALPI

When a devastating accident alters his life forever, Ji Wook-cheol asks, “What should I do for the rest of my life?” His answer is activism. Patagonia Films’ documentary short Jalpi follows the former sailor as he works to protect the important seabeds—or jalpi—being decimated by industrialization and climate change in his hometown of Tongyeong, South Korea. But if Mr. […]

THE SEA TURTLE ARRIBADA

Witness a miracle of nature — an arribada or mass nesting — when 1000s of turtles return to their birthplace to lay eggs on the beaches of Oaxaca.  This conservation success story tells the tale of saving olive ridley sea turtles in Mexico through a collective effort of local partners, indigenous communities, Mexico’s National Park […]

ALOHA EL DATIL

This film takes us along a journey through three languages, two cultures, and one incredible group of women in Baja California, who have taken the protection of their communities and the planet into their own hands. Directed by Michael Stewart 

ENTRE 2 EAUX (IN BETWEEN 2 WATERS)

Chiara is standing there, alone with herself, until she meets Nero, her double and her opposite at the same time. This story is a deep immersion at the root of our origins, an ode to life. Directed by Caroline Ragusa, Sylvain Bes

TWO KINDS OF WATER

‘Two Kinds of Water’, explores the lives of a family living in the Guet Ndar fishing community on Senegal’s north coast – a country whose name literally means ‘our boat’. The 5,500km coastline of West Africa, is home to some of the most diverse and dangerous fishing grounds in the world. It provides a livelihood […]

THE SHARK WITH A THOUSAND NAMES

Many myths and fairy tales revolve around whale sharks in Indonesia. They harbor the spirits of ancestors and save people from drowning. Everywhere they are a sign of good luck and prosperity; accordingly, throughout Indonesia, local traditional regulations prohibit people from catching or harming whale sharks. They are the only shark species in Indonesia that […]

TIGEREYES

A muslim woman living her truth, surrounded by sharks. Out with the tide, held by the ocean; reclaiming her power. Directed by Martina Trepczyk

SWIM THROUGH

The story of FORCE BLUE’s Inaugural OCS (Ocean Conservation School), the Gold Star children who participated and the Special Operations Veterans who served as their instructors. Directed by Robert Whitney Filmmaker in Attendance