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Ocean Film Festival 2013

Sidewalk Arts First Place Winner 2013

Sunday, September 15
2:00pm - 6:20 pm

Jewish Education Alliance
5111 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA

2:00 - 2:15 pm

Your National Marine Sanctuaries: NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries

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

Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary: NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries

The short film TAGGED-YOU'RE IT! takes viewers beneath the surface of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, and reveals how researchers are using technology to learn more about the habits of the fish species that spend time in the sanctuary.

2:15 - 3:15 pm

Otter 501: Directed by Bob Talbot

A young woman finds a stranded baby sea otter on a windswept beach after a storm. Peering down at the damp, shivering fur ball, she grabs her cell phone and makes a call, setting in motion a story about the otter's struggle for survival and humans' efforts to protect an iconic species.

3:15 - 3:30 pm

BREAK (15 min)

3:30 - 3:55 pm

Ocean's at the Tipping Point: Ocean Health Index, Narrated by Harrison Ford

A video about the Ocean Health Index, won first prize in the Innovations and Solutions category at the Blue Ocean Film Festival. Through images of marine life in the deep blue sea and of cultures sharing an intimate connection with the ocean, this film illustrates how preservation of our oceans, shorelines, mangroves and marshes directly affects our livelihoods, including our jobs and local tourism in addition to the biodiversity of these treasured ecosystems.

3:55 - 4:40 pm

Sharks of Lost Island: National Geographic filmmaker Enric Sala

National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala journeyed to the Pitcairn islands to document life in the sea and on land with the hope of turning this ocean environment into a protected marine reserve. Sala is hoping that the same isolation that has kept Pitcairn's inhabitants so removed from the rest of the world may also have protected the population beneath the waves. This is exploration at its most extreme and isolated.

4:40 - 5:00 pm

BREAK (20 min)

5:00 - 6:20 pm

Chasing Ice: Photograper James Balog, Directed and Produced by Jeff Orkowski

The story of one man's mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet, environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth's changing climate. A skeptic about climate change, the trip north opened his eyes to the biggest story in human history and sparked a challenge within him that would put his career and his very well-being at risk.


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