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Mission Blue

Thursday September 04 | 7:30pm

Film begins at sunset (approx. 7:30PM)

King Park

Rules & Guidelines

picnics encouraged
food trucks on-site
bike valet on-site
bug spray available
live music
community event

This event is part of Aquidneck Land Trust's Conservation Speaker Series

Film followed by Q&A with director Robert Nixon & film subject/ocean conservation legend Sylvia Earle

Official Selection of MountainFILM 2014

"The doc's underwater sequences, captured by expert cinematographer Bryce Groark, speak as eloquently as Earle about the beauty and fragility of the oceans"
- The Hollywood Reporter

"Mission Blue is a wake-up call that provides answers to the daunting challenge of how to protect the world’s oceans that are under attack like never before."
- EcoWatch

"The majesty and imperiled status of the world’s aquatic life are vividly captured in 'Mission Blue'" 
- Variety

"Director and ocean pioneer James Cameron calls Earle 'the Joan of Arc of the seas,' and after watching 'Mission Blue' it's hard to disagree."
- Indiewire

Funded as a gift to the ocean and four years in the making, the Netflix original documentary MISSION BLUE is legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle’s wake-up call to save the world’s seas. Directed by Fisher Stevens (“The Cove”) and Robert Nixon (“Gorillas in the Mist”), the film follows Dr. Earle on her global quest to protect the ocean from the powerful forces of pollution, overfishing and climate change. 

Run time: 95 minutes
Director(s): Robert Nixon, Fisher Stevens
Cast:

Sylvia Earle, James Cameron, Michael deGruy