Sea of Life - into the heart of the environmental movement - a tribute to Rob Stewart

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St W, Toronto

Who will be the heroes the world needs to save its oceans? Are committed activists and scientists enough?

Best Film: Sea of Life
Canadian Premiere | CANADA | 2016 | 85 min
Runner-up: In Season
CANADA | 2016 | 9.5 min
Honourable Mention: Conserving Water in Urban Areas
World Premiere | CANADA | 2016 | 3 min                                                    

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Sea of Life ; (CAN, 2016) (85 minutes)
Canadian Premiere 

The ocean is the source of all life on earth and its in trouble. Sea of Life follows filmmaker Julia Barnes on an underwater adventure to discover the truth about the biggest threats facing the ocean and ultimately ourselves.  Inspired by Rob Stewarts Revolution, young filmmaker Julia Barnes finds herself on an epic journey around the world to save the ecosystems we depend on for survival. Sea of Life brings audiences from the beautiful world of coral reefs, into the heart of the environmental movement, meeting passionate scientists, activists, and explorers who reveal an enormous opportunity in the face of this challenge, to rise up and become the heroes the world needs.

In Season ; (CAN, 2016) (9.5 minutes)

Surfers along Lake Ontario face freezing temperatures during Toronto winters in pursuit of their sport year-round. This little known, tight-knit community thrives on a nomadic lifestyle, prioritizing waves and getting stoked.

Conserving Water in Urban Areas ; (CAN, 2016) (3 minutes)
World Premiere 

This video demonstrates an Urban Green Infrastructure Project at Lower Thames Conservation Authority office designed to collect, filter and slowly release roof and parking lot runoff water.