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The Ocean Film Festival features the best films from above and below the surface. 

 

The first films in the 2022 Ocean Film Festival have just been announced. More films will be announced soon.

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TIGER SHARK KING

17 minutes

More than 20 years ago, conservationist and diver Jim Abernethy discovered the 'affectionate' side of large predatory sharks after removing a fishing hook from the jaws of a tiger shark. Since then he has removed thousands of hooks from sharks in the warm, clear waters off the Bahamas and has brought divers to safely encounter these apex predators with the goal of de-stigmatising sharks as mindless killers.

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EYRE & SEA

10 minutes

On the edge of the Great Australian Bight, a wild place where vast desert spills into roaring ocean, weather is king. It's a pristine environment supporting a unique array of wildlife, including the endangered Australian sea lion.

Here, in a town with a population of 3, lives Alan. In a life shaped around the natural world, an unlikely relationship with a colony of pinnipeds has fundamentally changed him.

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IF YOU GIVE A BEACH A BOTTLE

5 minutes

Inspired by a picture book, Max Romey heads to a remote beach on Alaska's coastline in search of marine debris. What he finds is a different story altogether. 

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MAR

25 minutes

Big wave surfer Alex Botelho lives in a corner of the world that has a very direct connection to the ocean. We go on a journey to discover what drives him into the world's biggest waves and how he remains true to his roots. 

Some films may contain coarse language. More films will be announced very soon!