BLUE On Tour Oceans Film Festival, 30 November - 3 December 2012
BLUE On Tour Oceans Film Festival, 30 November - 3 December 2012

BLUE On Tour Oceans Film Festival, 30 November – 3 December 2012

Environment Tasmania and Ocean Planet, with support from Screen Tasmania and Screen Australia presents the BLUE on Tour Oceans festival in Hobart. This international film festival and conservation conversation uses the power of film to educate and inspire audiences on ocean issues.

Presented by Environment Tasmania supported by Screen Tasmania and Screen Australia


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Come along to the Stanley Burbury Theatre at the UTAS Sandy Bay Campus to watch some great films and listen to some wonderful speakers. Program details are as follows:

Opening night: Friday, 30 November, 6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Opening night drinks and nibbles will be followed by a screening of the stunning feature length documentary “Planet Ocean” and a talk by internationally renowned Canadian fisheries expert Dr Daniel Pauly. Dr Pauly will be discussing the opportunities and challenges of our marine environment - the threat of the Supertrawler and the potential of our marine parks.

An evening of fish: Sunday, 2 December, 6:00 pm- 9:30 pm
Fisheries are hugely important part of Tassie life - for recreation, for industry and for the environment. Come along to the Stanley Burbury Theatre for a screening of the award winning film “Sushi: the Global Catch” and a panel discussion between scientists, conservationists and fishers about the future of our fisheries.

Minds in the Water: Monday, 3 December, 10:00 am -1:00 pm
A daytime screening of the inspirational film “Minds in the Water”, a documentary that travels with professional surfer Dave Rastovich on his journey from apathy to activism, followed by a conversation about how we can contribute to marine conservation in Tasmania.

When: Friday, 30 November – Monday, 3 December 2012

Where: Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania, Chuurchill Avenue Sandy Bay

Cost: Adults $15; Concession: $10, Monday, 3 December: $5 all tickets. Tickets available to purchase from Environment Tasmania or on the door.

Enquiries: Please contact Lani Evans at Environment Tasmania for further information ( or visit the Environment Tasmania website.


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