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Ocean Frontiers III - Midcoast Film Premiere
Thu, May 4, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Join the Island Institute and Green Fire Productions for a spectacular evening as we host the Midcoast Maine Premiere of Ocean Frontiers III – a truly unique and hopeful ocean film that explores the intersection of national security, marine commerce, and conservation. Savor rare underwater footage of stunning marine life along the coast from Virginia to Maine and hear from a range of people who are leading the way to a sustainable and thriving ocean.
Guests will be able to enjoy an opening reception at The Strand Theatre prior to the screening, then participate in a post-film conversation about the new Northeast Ocean Plan and learn how they can get involved.
Free and open to the public.
- 6:00pm – Doors open & Light reception
- 7:00pm – Introduction & Ocean Frontiers III (55 min.)
- 8:00pm – Panel discussion and audience Q&A on the new Northeast Ocean Plan
There will be an interactive panel discussion and Q&A after the film with:
- Melissa Gates, Northeast Regional Manager, Surfrider Foundation
- Richard Nelson, Commercial Fisherman, Captain F/V Pescadero
- John Van Dis, Middle School Science Teacher, Edna Drinkwater School
- Moderator: Nick Battista, Marine Programs Director, Island Institute
Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition; Conservation Law Foundation; Friends of Sears Island; Herring Gut Learning Center; Hurricane Island Foundation; Islesboro Islands Trust; Maine Coast Fishermen's Association; Maine Island Trail Association; The Nature Conservancy; Penobscot Marine Museum; Sierra Club Maine; Surfrider Foundation; University of Maine Darling Marine Center
ABOUT THE OCEAN FRONTIERS FILM SERIES
The Ocean Frontiers film series, produced by Green Fire Productions, brings you face to face with inspiring stories from the U.S. and Canada of citizens, scientists, fishermen, tribal leaders, conservationists, industry leaders and government representatives – all working together to find solutions that benefit our marine environments and our marine economies.