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Summertime Film Festival 2015-Monday

Screening will take place inside, upper level, near Samara's Fashion for Him and Her. First film is at 12:00pm.

 

12:00pm         Mission Blue. A World without the Ocean is a World without Us. 1 hour 34min

This Documentary follows oceanographer Sylvia Earle's campaign to save the world's oceans from threats such as overfishing and toxic waste.

 

1:50pm           Watermark.         1 hour 30 min

Exploring the forces that sustain all life, this documentary brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water.

 

3:30pm Plastic Paradise. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.    57min

Investigating rumors of a garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean, filmmaker Angela Sun discovers an ecosytem completely inundated by plastic waste.

 

4:30pm Save the Planet Everyday.       4min

Drew Alston is a professional photographer/videographer who has lived in St.Thomas since moving there in 2004 to pursue scuba diving and underwater photography. In 2008 and 2009, Drew was involved in the launch of "Ocean in Google Earth", being one of the first contributors of video for the beta testing and setup. In 2014, the short film "Save Your Planet Every Day" won the Fan Coral Award at the Reef Renaissance Film Festival on St.Thomas. It is a short piece on the dangers of plastics in the ocean and what everyone can do every day to help save their planet.

 

4:40pm Save Mandahl Bay Series.   20min.

For generations Mandahl Bay in St. Thomas, USVI has been a beloved destination for families, fishermen, scuba divers, eco-tourists, and locals alike. Major natural attractions include the mangrove ringed lagoon, rich marine life and birds including many endangered species, and some of the most breathtaking unspoiled coral reefs in the world. Filmmaker Carl Karlwood showcases the ecosystem in these short films from the Save Mandahl Bay Series.