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‘International Ocean Film Tour’: Maritime Aquarium hosts fest

November 7, 2018

Viewers can enjoy a night of exciting storytelling through a series of inspiring short films focusing on the big blue, as the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk hosts “The International Ocean Film Tour” on Thursday, Nov. 15.

This one-night film fest features inspiring personalities in stories from around the world, as well as from in our own backyard, the venue said. The films celebrate sailors, boarders, coral-reef conservationists and cinematographers who are doing extraordinary things in and on the oceans.

The films start at 7 p.m., but the entire aquarium will open at 6. In addition, the evening concludes with a Q&A about the marine world featuring panelists from the aquarium and Sacred Heart University, whose Department of Biology is a sponsor.

The films will be shown on the giant video wall in Newman’s Own Hall. Expected titles include: “The Big Wave Project: A Band of Brothers” (7 minutes), “And Then We Swam” (35 minutes), “Paradigm Lost” (14 minutes), “Vamizi” (24 minutes), “Water II” (5 minutes), “The Ocean Rider” (35 minutes)

Maritime Aquarium At Norwalk, 10 N. Water St. Thurs., Nov. 15, 6-10 p.m. $20, $18 for aquarium members. 203- 852-0700, maritimeaquarium.org.

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