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Win two tickets: Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Written by Fiona

August 21 2019

I have two tickets to give away for one of the Scottish host venues of the Ocean Film Festival World Tour.

The 2019 tour visits more than 35 locations in the UK, including Edinburgh on September 14 and Inverness on September 23.

The short films tell seafaring stories from both above and below the water’s surface. You’ll see a mix of marine life, wild adventures and stunning cinematography all on the big screen.

Tour director Nell Teasdale says: “This is your chance to dip your toes into the wonders of the big blue – from the comfort of a cinema seat.”

As well as the films, each screening will include a free prize giveaway to win ocean-related goodies.

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour originated in Australia, with the aim of inspiring people to explore, respect, enjoy and protect the oceans. This is the sixth year that it has toured the UK and Ireland.

To find out more, see Ocean Film Festival.

Win two tickets

You can win a pair of tickets to either Edinburgh or Inverness (both tickets will go to a pair of people at one venue). Simply write “Ocean Film festival 2019” on my Facebook page or on Instagram and add #oceanfilmfest2019. Closing date for this is August 25. Hurry up and enter.

Ocean Film Festival Tour highlights

A Peace Within

Philip Gray is known as an extreme artist, but painting underwater is his biggest challenge yet. The Peace Within joins Philip as he ventures below the surface to paint Mexico’s cenotes – clear-water subterranean pools, viewed by the ancient Mayans as gateways to the afterlife.

Surfer Dan

Sun, sea and sand typically come to mind when you think about surfing, but this is not your typical surfing film. Landlocked ocean-lover Dan Schetter lives on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan where, in winter, strong winds across the water create deadly currents, icebergs – and waves. Known for being the crazy guy with an icy beard who catches waves in January, this is Dan’s story.

I am Fragile

This short film showcases the spectacular landscapes and wildlife of the remote Arctic, creating a lasting visual message that will inspire all who watch it to protect this wild yet fragile region. Shot across 6000km, from West Greenland to Canada, this is a loveletter to the spell-binding frozen north.

To find out more, see Ocean Film Festival.

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