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Invitation: 2013 San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival Experience March 8 - 10

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      Plan Your San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival Experience
       
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      Sent: Friday, March 08, 2013 2:00 PM
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      San Francisco Ocean Film Festival
      2013 San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival Schedule
      Friday, March 8, through Sunday, March 10
       Bay Theater, Aquarium of the Bay
      Pier 39, San Francisco

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      You know the ocean is important to the health of the planet and the happiness of individuals. This weekend, it's time to dive into the many issues that impact the ocean, witness the courage of ocean activists, and marvel at the beauty of ocean creatures at the San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival. You can even talk directly with filmmakers who shot amazing underwater footage, swam with sharks, and took other risks to bring their amazing art and inspiring vision for ocean conservation to the big screen.

      View the full festival schedule below or on our website and start selecting the films you don't want to miss. We're glad you're on our side in the crusade to save the ocean, and we look forward to seeing you at the movies this weekend.


      Friday, March 8: Sea & Surf

      Oil and Ice
      Friday, March 8, 1:00 pm

      Oil and Ice: The Risks of Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Ocean* (USA), Lauren Santa Cruz and Kiley Kroh with Andrew Satter, 7 min
      Ending Overfishing (Germany), Uli Henrik Streckenbach, 4 min
      Field Spotlight: President Anote Tong, Kiribati** (USA), Rebecca Field for Conservation International, 4 min
      Say Hi (South Korea), Hyeonjong Kim, 3 min
      1932 Revisited (Netherlands), Ed Snijders, 3 min
      Tipping Point (France), Laurence Jourdan, 54 min

      *Oil and Ice filmmakers will be present for a Q&A session after the film screening.
      **Read our Filmmaker Q&A with Field Spotlight directors John Martin, Rebecca Field, & Sebastian Perry to learn about the politics of conservation in Kiribati.



      High Arctic

      Friday, March 8, 4:00 pm

      High Arctic (USA), Peter Winch, 8 min*
      Ma Forteresse (Switzerland), Jose Lachat, 6 min
      Field Spotlight: Kevin Iro** (USA), Rebecca Field for Conservation International, 4 min
      Secret World of Manta and Mobula Rays (USA), Shawn Heinrichs, 7 min
      Into the Gyre (USA), Scott Elliot, 44 min
      Oaks to Otters (USA) Jordan Plotsky, 9 min
      “The Golden Shore: California’s Love Affair with the Sea” – Award-winning author and Blue Frontier Campaign Executive Director David Helvarg will present a short video on his newly released book.

      *Peter Winch will take questions after the screening of High Arctic. Read the Filmmaker Q&A we did with Peter to learn more about his artistic combination of music and film.

      **Our Filmmaker Q&A with Field Spotlight directors John Martin, Rebecca Field, & Sebastian Perry shares the details of Kevin Iro's crusade to save corals.


      Uncommon Ideals

      Friday, March 8, 7:00 pm: Surfing Program

      Swells and Storms (USA), Mike Gibbons, 4 min*
      Uncommon Ideals (UK), Chris McClain, 5 minute
      Finnsurf (Finland), Aleksi Raij, 52 min
      Eddie** (Australia), Claire Gorman, 7 min
      Discovering Mavericks (USA) Josh Pomer, 51 min

      *Mike Gibbons will field questions after the screening of Swells and Storms. The Filmmaker Q&A we did with Mike shares his film's creative depiction of San Francisco.
      **Discover the conditions Claire Gorman endured in order to film 60-foot swells at the Eddie Invitational in her Filmmaker Q&A.



      Saturday, March 9: Sharks & Awards
       
      Isla Coronado Ghost Net

      Saturday, March 9, 10:00 am

      Cordell Bank: A Sound Investment (USA), Drew Christie, 2 min
      Isla Coronado Ghost Net (USA), Walter Marti, 8 min
      Marine Litter (USA) Jim Toomey, 2 min
      Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (USA), Angela Sun, 57 min*

      *Angela Sun will be available to talk after the screening. Learn more about her filming process--which included some perilous moments--in her Filmmaker Q&A.

      Saturday, March 9, 12:15pm: Panel Discussion - "Plastics in the Ocean"
      Featuring Doug Woodring of the Ocean Recovery Alliance and Hong Kong's Plastics Disclosure Project, along with Angela Sun, filmmaker, Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
      Discussion will take place on the Blue & Gold Ferry on Pier 39. Have your film ticket ready.


      Tangled Waters

      Saturday, March 9, 1:00 pm: Shark Program

      I’m Going to Bite Someone* (USA), Steve Dildarian, 7 min
      Shark Report (Netherlands), Ed Snidjers, 8 min
      Swim for the Sharks* (USA), David McGuire and Christina Choate, 13 min
      My Father the Captain (USA), Jean Michel Costeau
      Tangled Waters** (New Zealand), Andrew Scott, 25 min
      Befriending Giants** (USA), Shawn Heinrichs, 6 min

      *Filmmakers Steve Dildarian and David McGuire will be on hand to answer all your questions about sharks after the program.
      **Read our Filmmaker Q&As with Nicole Schafer and Andrew Scott or Shawn Heinrichs to learn about filming sharks.


      Saturday, March 9, 3:15 pm: Panel Discussion - "Films, Sharks, and Storytelling"
      Featuring San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival Screening Committee team member Sidney J.P. Hollister; David McGuire, director of Sea Stewards; and other ocean filmmakers.

      Discussion will take place on the Blue & Gold Ferry on Pier 39. Have your film ticket ready.

      Exploring Corals of the Deep

      Saturday, March 9, 4:00 pm

      Sinistre (Switzerland), Jose Lachat, 5 min
      Exploring Corals of the Deep* (USA), Sheraz Sadiq, 10 min
      Arctic Garden (USA), Tom Dusenbery, 4 min
      Salmon Forest (Germany), Ralf Keifner & Peter Spielmann, 30 min
      Scars of Freedom (Chile, USA), Celine Cousteau, 6 min
      Come Hell or High Water (USA), Keith Malloy, 45 min
      “The Golden Shore: California’s Love Affair with the Sea” - Award-winning author and Blue Frontier Campaign Executive Director David Helvarg will present a short video on his newly released book.
      *Learn about the submarines with robotic arms that helped Sheraz Sadiq film deep water corals in his Filmmaker Q&A.

      Giants of the Deep

      Saturday, March 9, 7:00 pm: Awards Night

      L’Homme de Glace (Ice Philosophy) (Canada), Vaillancourt Denis, 4 min
      Flamboyant (Indonesia), Jose Lachat, 8 min
      Intercanvi (Exchange) (Spain), Toni Bestard, 8 min
      Saving the Ocean: The Sacred Islands (USA) Jon Angier, 27 min
      Song of the Spindle (USA), Drew Christie, 4 min
      Giants of the Deep (Germany), Ralf Keifner and Andrea Ramalho, 60 min



      Sunday, March 10: Students & Stars

      Pacific Oceanscape

      Sunday, March 10, 10:00 am

      The Giant and the Fisherman (Italy), Manfred Bortoli, 15 min
      Field Chronicles: The Pacific Oceanscape* (USA, Pacific Islands); John Martin, Rebecca Field, Sebastian Perry; 8 min
      2013 Second Annual Student Film Competition Screening – Special presentation of submissions to the Student Film Competition, sponsored by Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary


      *Read our Filmmaker Q&A with Field Chronicles directors John Martin, Rebecca Field, & Sebastian Perry.


      The Big Fix

      Sunday, March 10, 1:00 pm

      Les Fous de la Baie (The Crazy People of the Bay) (France), Jean-Laurent Bodinier, 22 min
      The Big Fix (USA), Josh Tickell, 90 min
      Double Devotion (Netherlands), Peter Van Rodijnen, 7 min


      Still

      Sunday, March 10, 4:00 pm

      Ending Overfishing (Germany), Uli Henrik Streckenbach, 4 min
      Mass Dolphin Stranding (USA), Richard Moos, 4 min
      Still (USA), Ruby Stocking, 11 min
      Zenobia (Netherlands), Ed Snijders, 26 min
      Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story* (USA), Brian Gillogly, 60 min

      *Brian Gillogly will take questions about Gidget, surfing, and more after the screening.


       
      For the full festival lineup and ticket sales, visit us at www.oceanfilmfest.org. Like us on Facebook for daily updates on our films.

      We look forward to seeing you at the movies this weekend!
       

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