International Ocean in Motion Festival Comes to Portugal
By Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation- Published on May 22, 2015 by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
The Ocean in Motion Film Festival is an exciting international film festival bringing Portuguese audiences a selection of the world's most awe-inspiring ocean films, from both above and below the deep blue.
This is the inaugral year of the film festival in Portugal and it aims to inspire, educate and raise awareness about the importance of the ocean and its protection.
The festival, organised by Ocean Recovery Alliance, has been previously hosted in Hong Kong and is now bringing the excitement of ocean films to the Portuguese community. Films of varying lengths exploring a range of ocean themes will be showcased in venues across Lisbon and Cascais. Film screenings are from 7:00pm on June 4 and June 6 at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, and on June 5 at Cascais Cultural Centre. A special outdoor screening will take place at 9.30pm on June 6 at Cidadela de Cascais.