Win Tickets for the Ocean Film Tour
After a successful debut in 2014, the International Ocean Film Tour is returning to the UK for a second round and we give away a pair of tickets to each of the five UK screenings. Enter below to secure your tickets!
The International Ocean Film Tour is back and set to visit five cities across the UK.
PLYMOUTH Friday, 15 May - 20:00 (Doors open 19.30) - Roland Levinsky Lecture Theatre 1, Plymouth Uni.
LONDON Sunday, 17 May - 18:00 (Doors open 17.30) - The Rocket Complex, London Met Uni
BRISTOL Tuesday, 19 May - 20:00 (Doors open 19.30) - St. George's Bristol
GLASGOW Thursday, 21 May - 20:00 (Doors open 19.30) - The Mitchell Theatre
EDINBURGH Friday, 22 May - 19:30 (Doors open 19.00) - Portobello Town Hall
The event will feature a two-hour edit of six of the best water sports and environmental documentaries of the year.
1. AND THEN WE SWAM
Adventure | UK 2013 | Directed by Ben Finney | 35 minutes
Rowing rookies Ben Stenning and James Adair have never even spent a night at sea before. They don’t have a support boat. Undeterred they set out on their dream to row 3,500 miles across the Indian Ocean from Australia to Mauritius. 116 days later, just 5 miles from the finish a gigantic wave hits their boat and they capsize five miles offshore. And Then We Swam is the funny and inspiring story of why two such unlikely mariners were prepared to pay the ultimate penalty for a taste of freedom and adventure.
2. ATTRACTIVE DISTRACTIONS
Surfing | USA 2014 | Directed by Dan Norkunas | 15 minutes
When the swell is right, nothing on earth can keep a surfer from the waves. It’s true what they say: the ocean is the place where boys become men and men become boys – again. It always depends on waves. Attractive Distractions takes us on a journey to the world’s best surf spots: Maui, Portugal, New Zealand, Mentawais Islands, Indonesia and Australia. Featuring: Albee Layer, Matt Meola, Kai Barger, John John Florence, Tyler Larronde, Dege O'Connell and Torrey Meister.
Environment | USA 2013 | Directed by Rob Stewart | 28 minutes
Continuing his adventurous journey around the world, filmmaker Rob Stewart brings us (R)evolution, an environmental documentary that is inspiring humanity to change the world and save our planet. Along with world renowned experts, he learns that past evolutions can help solve some of our current and future environmental problems. Startling, beautiful, and provocative, (R)evolution has already won awards at international film festivals and shows us that we can make a difference.
Wake boarding | USA 2014 | Directed by Sean Kilgus | 5 minutes
Here comes the next level of wakeboarding - a movement to put the sport and its riders right at the top of the action sports world. Prime dives deep into the heart of the most progressive riding today, delving into the minds and exploring the physical potential of wakeboarding and wakeskating’s best.
5. THE CRYSTAL LABYRINTH
Cave Diving | Canada 2014 | Directed by Bryan Smith & David Pearson | 22 minutes
The Bahamas are famous for their white beaches and the world’s deepest blue holes. Few people know that there is also a vast system of underwater caves hidden beneath the open forests of the islands. And according to divers Brian Kakuk and Brett Hemphill the most interesting diving spots are not to be found offshore but below the surface. The biggest part of the underground labyrinth is still waiting to be discovered. Even with years of experience and technical know-how, every single dive into the unknown is an adventure requiring nerves of steel.
6. RED BULL STORM CHASE
Windsurfing | Germany 2014 | Directed by: Florian Gebbert & Jobst von Paepcke | 15 minutes
For windsurfers the storm of the century is like winning the lottery: Once the wind speeds hits the shore at 100kmph, only the cream of the crop stands a chance. Using the swell as kickers the athletes are hurled into the skies, reaching heights of 18 meters plus. Back on land they scan the weather forecast, constantly searching for the next storm. Red Bull Storm Chase is a full throttle windsurf action movie with big aerials featuring the best riders on the scene including Thomas Traversa (France), Marcilio Browne (Brazil) and Leon Jamaer and Dany Bruch (Germany) competing around the world from Ireland and Cornwall to Tasmania.
How to enter
Simply answer this easy question below to win one pair of tickets to one of the screenings listes at the top of this page. Entries close at 12pm GMT, 24 April 2015 and winners will be notified by 28 April 2015.
ROB STEWART IS THE DIRECTOR OF WHICH OTHER CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY?
1. The Cove
Watch the trailer
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