Evening Programs for saturday april 14
7PM EUREKA Room and SCIENCE Theatre (festival launch)
FESTIVAL LAUNCH PARTY
Celebrating 2018 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE REEF
Join us for complimentary cocktails and canapes!
CHASING CORAL (93 min)
Director: Jeff Orlowski (United States)
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
PANEL: OCEAN THREATS
Special Guest: Dr. Ruth Gates
8PM OMNIMAX Theatre (ADVENTURE)
EUPHORIA – INDESCRIBABLE ADVENTURE (21 min)
Director: Linda Sanders (United States)
The Amazon Rainforest is an Impenetrable, sweltering jungle. For Sondre Amdahl and Tommy Chen, it is also the route for the existential challenge of a 230 km ultramarathon race.
FOLLOW THE WIND (37 min)
Director: Bob van de Gronde (Netherlands)
Jerrie van de Kop follows the wind cycle to kiteboard between the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and the snowy peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, to raise awareness of ecological threats to the region.
CONFLUIR (42 min) - Vancouver Premiere
Director: Henry Worobec (United States)
Rising energy demands in Peru are threatening the Marañón River, the principal tributary of the Amazon River. Join an international team of scientists rafting this river to study the effects of proposed dams.
Cast your vote at each film session for the Audience Choice Award and you will be entered to win a prize package!