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Saturday, January 30


GRNMS OFF 2016

Lucas Theatre for the Arts
32 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA

Children's Session
10:00 am
Tybee Island Marine Science Center
will be featuring
a touch tank with oceanic critters!

Lost and Found

Lost and Found Street

Lost and Found is a magical tale of loneliness and friendship based on the award-winning book by Oliver Jeffers. One day, a boy finds a penguin on his doorstep and decides to take it home.......even if that means rowing all the way to the South Pole!
Click image or here to watch film trailer.

Journey to the South Pacific

Journey to the South Pacific

Narrated by Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pacific will take moviegoers on a breathtaking adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below the sea. Join Jawi, a young island boy, as he takes us on a journey of discovery to this magical place where we encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the sea.
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Emerging Filmmakers Competition
11:30 am

Best of Studet Films GRNMS OFF 2015 with Sponsors

Through our student film competition, we hope to provide an opportunity for students to use their knowledge and skills to address important issues regarding our ocean and freshwater environments. Films will be selected on the basis of creativity, skill and the ability of the filmmakers to tell a story, to inform an audience and to move an audience to take action.
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Guy Harvey Exploration
Guy Harvey Logo
2:00 pm

Extreme Red Bull Kiteboarding

Extreme Red Bull Kiteboarding

Discover kiteboarding as you've never seen it before with the team from Red Bull!







Oceanic White Tip Shark

Oceanic White Tip Shark

Jumping into the water with an Oceanic Whitetip - is an unforgettable interactive experience with one of the ocean's top predator. You'll meet the scientists trying to understand and save this pelagic explorer before it's too late. Shot over the course of 4 years, it's an unprecedented look at a shark that could disappear from our planet.
Click image or here to watch film trailer.

Aliens from the Deep: Lionfish

Guy Harvey and Lionfish

Guy Harvey examines the lionfish problem in the Western Atlantic. Harvey takes you from Florida to the Bahamas and then to Little Cayman and Grand Cayman to look at this issue. In this clip, the team climbs on board a submarine to look at just how deep the issue goes.
Click image or here to watch film trailer.

Community appreciation of our Military
featuring adrenaline and ocean-healing films
3:30 pm

Extreme Red Bull Windsurfers

Extreme Red Bull Windsurfer

These extreme Red Bull windsurfers will leave you breathless as they take advantage of the ocean's power!







Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS)

Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba

Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS) was established in 2007 and is based at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD, where our first SUDS scuba class was offered. The SUDS program is for service members wounded, ill and injured with a permanent physical disability requiring adaptation. The scuba training offered to the service members is a challenging and rewarding activity which can help facilitate the rehabilitation process and offers them an activity that they can enjoy for years to come.
Click here for more information about the organization.

The Current

Bethany Hamilton Make A Hero

The Current highlights individuals of all abilities overcoming limitations through adaptive sports such as surfing, scuba diving / free-diving, and ocean kayaking alongside whales and dolphins in exotic locations, including Bimini, Bahamas, Cozumel, Mexico, and Kauai, Hawaii. Each individual cast member shares inspirational stories of perseverance and an unwillingness to be held back by limitations.
Click image or here to watch film trailer.

Crystal Labyrinth

Diving the Labyrinth

The Bahamas are a paradise on earth, yet it's underneath the surface where the treasure chamber of the islands lies: a network of underwater caves. For cave diver Brian Kakuk this is a fascinating territory of exploration.
Click image or here to watch film trailer.

Oceans Apart,
book signing by author Kevin McCarey
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Oceans Apart

At one time or another most young boys dream of going to sea. Their imaginations take them amongst swashbuckling buccaneers, have them spending weeks or months in a lifeboat after their ship was torpedoed in World War II, or, as they grow into their teens, sailing around the world with only a fair and willing young lass for company. Author Kevin McCarey had such dreams, tempered them with reality and spent years in the merchant marine sailing as a licensed deck officer. Oceans Apart, is the chronicle of his adventures, told with a touch of humor and a lot of truth. Sail with him across the Atlantic and Pacific. Meet the modern day ship captain with a parrot on his shoulder.


National Geographic Night
National Geographic Logo
7:00 pm

Gyre: Creating Art from a Plastic Ocean

Plastic Gyre

Join the Gyre Expedition for a close-up look at how garbage impacts our planet. This team of scientists, artists, and educators journeyed into the Alaskan wild this summer to study and gather marine debris. What they collected will become part of a 2014 traveling exhibit that seeks to bring the environmental harm of trash into perspective.
Click image or here to watch film trailer.

Secret Life of Predators

Orcas

The oceans of our planet are ruthless battlefields that constantly test even the deadliest carnivores. Dive beneath the icy waves of Alaska's Aleutian Islands to witness a hunting technique rarely, if ever, documented amongst killer whales. Orcas spend only moments feeding on a gray whale calf before dragging the carcass to the sea floor in order to store the meat for leaner times. Remarkably, small cameras mounted on the dead whale capture the entire process.
Click image or here to watch film trailer.

Q&A with Paul and Grace Atkins,
Emmy-winning Videographers

Paul Atkins

Paul and Grace will share exciting stories and present a highlight reel of their career experiences as renowned underwater videographers.
Click image or here for more information about their careers.







Wrap Party on Stage at the Lucas Theatre
9:30 pm

Join our staff, volunteers, and VIPs on stage Saturday night
for hors d'oeuvres, sweet treats, and a cash bar,
as we close the festival with a celebratory wrap party
on stage that will bring the house down!
Explore the back stage area, mingle, and reflect
with us at the conclusion of our
13th Annual Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival!

GRNMS OFF 2015 Staff Photo Booth
GRNMS OFF 2015 Wrap Party








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Chris Hines, chris.hines@noaa.gov or 912.598.2397.


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