V&A Waterfront – Ocean Life Festival 2017 

We are collaborating with the V&A Waterfront Ocean Life Festival 2017. We have curated four ocean conservation films that will screen at Ster Kinekor Cinema Nouveau from 29 November to 1 December. Tickets can be purchased directly from Cinema Nouveau.

Wednesday 29th November 2017 

A Plastic Ocean (1hr 42)

Discussion Q&A with local plastic ocean warriors – BEACH COOP

A Plastic Ocean is an adventure documentary shot in more than 20 locations over the past four years. Explorers Craig Leeson and Tanya Streeter and a team of international scientists reveal what lies behind the scourge of plastic pollution but share real solutions with viewers.
Thursday 30th November 2017

Chasing  Coral (1hr 33) 

Around the world, coral reefs are feeling the heat — literally. Persistently rising ocean temperatures have triggered coral bleaching events on a scale never seen before. This new documentary tells a grim story of reefs in trouble, and warns about what we could lose when they die.

Friday 1st December 2017

BLUE (1hr 16)

Q&A with Ocean Warrior Diony Lalieu from Surfers Pledge

Blue is a powerful film that charts the challenges we face and the opportunities for positive change in how we look after our oceans. Filmed in Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines, the South Pacific and the United States, this stunning cinematic documentary comes at a time when we are making critical decisions that will decide the legacy we leave for generations to come.

The Smog of the Sea (30min)

The Smog of the Sea chronicles a one-week journey through the remote waters of the Sargasso Sea. Marine scientist Marcus Eriksen invited onboard an unusual crew to help him study the sea: renowned surfers Keith and Dan Malloy, musician Jack Johnson, spearfisher woman Kimi Werner, and bodysurfer Mark Cunningham become citizen scientists on a mission to assess the fate of plastics in the world’s oceans.