Lucas Theatre for the Arts
The BLUE Ocean Film Festival is a global film festival and conservation summit for underwater filmmakers and marine researchers. Presented by the BLUE Ocean Film Festival.
Thursday, June 11th
CRUDE- an elegant and gripping saga of oil. Where does it come from? When will it run out? Where is it driving us? This extraordinary documentary sweeps through the ages: from the birth of oil deep in the dinosaur-inhabited past, to its ascendancy as the indispensable ingredient of modern life. Now, as we crest the peak of production, Crude reveals a disturbing irony: the
For six weeks Jon Bowermaster and crew take on a remarkable journey of exploration in the Antarctic Peninsula by sea kayak observing first hand the evolution of this most remote place. With ice shelves impacted by climate change Antarctica is also experiencing another kind of impact, a boom in tourism, which has lead to nations squabbling over who has claims to what as the ice steadily disappears. This National Geographic-sponsored exploration is a one-of-a-kind look at Antarctica from a unique perspective - sea level. Film followed by filmmaker Q & A.
Saturday, June 13th
Michael Rutzen is on a quest. The world’s sharks are in grave danger and human ignorance and fear that are their greatest enemies. Michael is determined to open people’s eyes to their plight. Building on his deep connection with sharks, Michael has learned to communicate with them and has discovered their secret; sharks can be hypnotized. His mission sees him put his life on the line as we witness man and shark connect like they have never done before