Over two evenings, March 29 and March 30, Eco-Alianza’s second annual One Ocean Film Festival will celebrate and enhance our connection to the oceans with four feature films, several shorts, and brief comments by individuals involved in creating the films. While watching the films beneath the stars in CenCoMA’s outdoor courtyard, you’ll enjoy free popcorn, with drinks and other concessions available. Each film will be presented bilingually (either in English with Spanish subtitles or in Spanish with English subtitles).
Click here to order tickets. Thank you to the IMDb website for brief descriptions of the feature films. Film selections are subject to change.
From the waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, scientists research how these giant mammals communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young while migrating 10,000 miles every year. Created as an IMAX film.
Filmmakers Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot offer a breathtaking look at our ocean’s fragile ecosystem and the threats posed to it by mankind’s ongoing search for sustenance and natural resources, as narration reveals the crucial role that the sea plays in sustaining life on planet Earth.
Ocean Oasis is a fascinating journey into the bountiful seas and pristine deserts of two remarkably different, but inextricably linked worlds – Mexico’s Sea of Cortés and the Baja California desert. This beautiful and award-winning film will be introduced by the film’s narrator, Iliana Ortega, marine biologist and on-screen naturalist. Following the film, Iliana will be available for Q and A.
Turtle: The Incredible Journey is a critically-praised, award-winning film that follows the life and migration of a loggerhead turtle from hatching to maturity and a return to its original Florida nesting grounds. The loggerhead turtle, a threatened species, has one of the longest and most difficult migratory patterns of any marine animal.