Films & Events
Rob Stewart / 89 minsFor filmmaker Rob Stewart, exploring sharks began as an underwater adventure. What it turned into was a beautiful and dangerous life journey into the balance of life on earth. Driven by passion fed from a lifelong fascination with sharks, Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas. Filmed in visually stunning, high definition video, Sharkwater takes you into the most shark rich waters of the world, exposing the exploitation and corruption surrounding the world's shark populations.
Precedes: Planet Ocean
Yann Arthus-Bertrand & Michael Pitiot / 90 minsCan we imagine a film that would change the way we look at the ocean? Can we explain simply, to everyone, the greatest natural mystery of our planet? And lastly, can we help our children be-lieve in a better and more sustainable world to-morrow? This is the triple challenge of a new cin-ema adventure signed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and editor- in-chief Michael Pitiot, who brings with him the scientific missions of TARA, a unique pool of researchers, oceanographers and biologists. Thanks to its astonishing photography, the film takes us on a magnificent and unprecedented journey into the heart of the least known regions of our planet. The film narrates the most marvel-ous and also the most terrifying human experienc-es of our time. Filmed in extreme geographical conditions all over the globe, it describes the mod-ern Odyssey of people who go out to discover their blue planet. The film is also a plea for humanity to respect the world in which we live.
Preceded by: Sharkwater
Rob Stewart / 85 minsRevolution is a film about changing the world. It is the true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, where across four years and fifteen countries, he dis-covers that it’s not only sharks that are in grave danger it’s humanity itself. Travelling the globe to meet with the dedicated individuals and or-ganizations working solutions, Stewart finds encouragement and hope, pointing to the revo-lutions of the past and how we’ve evolved. If people were informed about what was really going on, they would fight for their future and the future of other generations. From the evo-lution of our species to the revolution to save it, Stewart and his team take viewers on a ground-breaking mission into the greatest war ever waged. Startling, beautiful, and provocative, Revolution inspires audiences from across the globe to start a revolution and change the world forever.
K2Communications / 45 minsTHE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI plunges audi-ences into the stunning beauty of an island paradise on a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience. Nine-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater and Tahitian surfer Raimana Van Bastolaer seek out the best waves breaking on the reef at Tahiti's famed surf site Teahupo'o. When the truly big surf arrives at Teahupo'o, surfing play becomes surfing survival as the riders artfully tackle some of the heaviest surf on the planet -- spectacularly captured for the giant screen for the first time.
Preceded by: Revolution
Taylor Steele / 52 minsShot entirely in one day, more than 25 filmmakers and surfers worked in unison to document the world of surfing. From world champs like Kelly Slater and Stephanie Gil-more to free spirits like Dave Rastovich, Ozzy Wright and Alex Knost, this project brings together shapers, photographers, legends, beginners, third world, first world and surf world. Some scored big. Others couldn’t find a ripple. It’s all part of the surfing experience. From contests to camp-ing, hanging at home or hitting the road, veteran surf filmmaker Taylor Steele pulls together an epic, international cast to prove the best place to be is here and now.