The Blue Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit will offer over 90 films from 24 countries in venues throughout the City of St. Petersburg from November 10 to 13, 2016.
Join Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue Founder and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence; Nainoa Thompson, President of the Polynesian Voyaging Society and native Hawaiian navigator of Hawaii’s traditional double-hull sailing canoe Hokule’a; world renown kite surfer Susi Mai; just to name a few of the ocean all-stars, filmmakers, photographers, scientists and celebrities from around the globe.
A special screening of Leonardo DiCaprio’s new documentary “BEFORE THE FLOOD” will open the festival. Meet, connect and engage with a diverse ecosystem of professional photographers, filmmakers, scientists and conservation experts, as they gather together to share ideas and explore new opportunities for ocean conservation.
For a complete schedule of 2016 BLUE awards, gala, films, and appearances visit: BLUE Schedule.