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Coming to a Theater Near You – The Ocean Film Festival, Australia

Get ready to be immersed — the Ocean Film Festival, Australia starts next week! Celebrating it it’s third year, the festival down under is now booked at a record number of venues across Australia which will showcase some of the world’s most inspiring and moving ocean short films; including work from South African freediving record holder Hanli Prinsloo.

The Ocean Film Festival is a visual feast!” exclaims event organizer Jemima Robinson. “There is amazing footage from above and below the ocean. Majestic and wonderful ocean creatures and the stories of people who love the ocean. This years films will take you from surfing the arctic waves of Norway to the depths of the ocean off Hawaii. Big wave surfing, a Viking boat builder, cave diving in Mexico and swimming with sharks off the coast of southern Africa. It’s a diverse program that has something for every type of ocean lover.

Watch a trailer of the festival movies here below and for details on how to have your own film considered for the Ocean Film Festival World Tour  Click HERE. To be apprised of future screenings please join the festivals MAILING LIST and “like” them on Facebook.

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Photo courtesy of Hanli Prinsloo.

Francesca Koe
Francesca Koe
An active ocean advocate, VP of U.S. Freediving, a multi-agency dive instructor, PFI Safety Supervisor and AIDA judge, Francesca also serves as the Editor-At-Large here at You can usually find Francesca diving in the kelp, hanging out at the Farallones with sharky friends, or trying to improve upon her own PB's.