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Ocean Film Festival 2012

Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival 2012

Friday, September 21, 4:00 - 10:00 pm

National Geographic in Savannah

Enjoy a free day and evening of films about Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, the National Marine Sanctuary Program and wonders, mysteries and issues facing the wider ocean.

4:00 - 6:30 pm

SCAD'S Trustees Theater
216 E. Broughton Street, Savannah, GA

Films produced about Gray's Reef and other National Marine Sanctuaries around the nation.

At 4:00 pm

Explore Your National Marine Sanctuaries (4 min)

A short introduction to America's national treasures: our 14 marine sanctuaries.

Ocean Invaders (16 min)

The story of the exotic and invasive Lionfish, from it's introduction into American waters, its harmful effect and new hope in winning the battle against them.

Sustaining the Snapper: Research at Gray's Reef (15 min)

A story of Congress's mandate to stop overfishing in southern Florida, brought to you by conservationists and fishermen themselves. This documentary presents both sides of the overfishing debate, the consequences for each side involved, and most importantly, the fate of the snapper.

Gray's Reef at 25 (8:38 min)

Welcome to another world: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. For over 25 years, its beauty and wonder have captivated divers and now, audiences.

Lost on a Reef (16:30 min)

Marine archaeologists, just off the shores of Hawaii, explore numerous shipwrecks, learning truths about seafaring hundreds of years ago, as well as the correlation they bring to seafaring today.

At 5:15 pm

Explore Your National Marine Sanctuaries (4 min)

A short introduction to America's national treasures: our 14 marine sanctuaries.

Jane Yarn (26 min)

The vision and persistence of one woman is a powerful force. In this 30 minute documentary, meet a woman who would save world-famous Cumberland Island, create two of American's first underwater marine sanctuaries, and serve as Jimmy Carter's top environmental adviser (as well as much more).

Project Ship Hunt (45 min)

The story five high school students teaming up with experts in ocean exploration, to solve a hundred year old mystery and go on the adventure of a life time.

4:00 - 6:30 pm

SCAD's Gutstein Gallery
201 E. Broughton Street, Savannah, GA

National Geographic film producer and SCAD professor Kevin McCarey will sign copies of his new book, "Islands Under Fire, The Improbable Quest to Save the Corals of Puerto Rico", Published by Ocean Publishing .

7:00 - 10:00 pm

SCAD'S Trustees Theater
216 E. Broughton Street, Savannah, GA

Mission of Mermaids

A short film celebrating our relationship with the ocean. It's both a poetic ode to the seas and a plea for their protecton. 15 min.

Followed by:

National Geographic producer and film maker Andy Mitchell. Mitchell will screen his latest film from the National Geographic series "Wild Americas" about sealife along the coastlines of North and South America.


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