Films

Short Films Schedule (in the Central Boardroom, room 2100)

June 8th, 2024
TIMEFilm nameFilm CountryDivision/DepartmentFilm TimeSynopsis
9:30 – 9:45Beautiful PoisonUKBCEFF13 minutesLearn about artist John Sabraw, who extracts pollution from rivers to turn chemicals from former coal mines into pigments for paint
9:50 – 9:55Line PCanadaOSD5 minutesLearn about DFO’s Line P program
9:55 – 10:00Hands on Science EducationCanadaCommunications2 minutes Meet Fisheries and Oceans Scientists Dr. Shannon Obradovich and Dr. Charles Hannas when they visit Powell River, British Columbia
10:00 – 10:15Climate Emergency: Feedback LoopUSABCEFF15 minutesNarrated by Richard Gere, this film explores how human-caused emissions are triggering nature’s own warming loops
10:15 – 10:20The 2023 Northeast Pacific Deep Sea Expedition Wrap Up CanadaESD4 minutesLearn about the 2022 deep-sea science expedition that explored seamounts, vents, and seeps
10:20 – 10:25SG̲áan K̲ínghlas-Bowie Seamount Marine Protected AreaCanadaESD2 minutesJourney offshore to the deep sea waters off Haida Gwaii
10:25 – 10:30Unexpected Shark Behaviour CanadaESD1 minuteA rare sighting of shark behaviour off the west coast of Canada
10:30 – 10:45Near the RiverUSABCEFF12 minutesIn the tourism town of Livingstone, Zambia, a group of local men who make their living portering kayaks aspire to become safety kayakers on the Zambezi River
10:45 – 10:50Emerging TidesCanadaBCEFF3 minutesLearn about Khushboo Jhugroo, an early career ocean scientist from Mauritus
10:50 – 10:55Mapping Canada’s seabedCanadaCHS5 minutesLearn about how the the Canadian Hydrographic Service maps charts
10:55-11:00Olympia OystersCanadaESD3 minutesFollow Dr. Sarah Dudas to Nootka Sound to learn about Olympia Oysters
11:00 – 12:00Our TeacherCanadaBCEFF60 minutesWitness a cedar tree give life, transforming into a canoe by Coast Salish carver Beau Wagner
12:00 – 12:152022 NE Pacific Diversity ExpeditionCanadaESD4 minutesExplore the 2022 deep-sea science expedition that explored seamounts, vents, and seeps
12:15 – 12:20Tang.ɢ̲wan · ḥačxʷiqak · Tsig̱is MPACanadaESD2 minutesJourney across the deep ocean floor of the proposed Tang.ɢ̲wan · ḥačxʷiqak · Tsig̱is Marine Protected Area
12:20 – 12:30Endeavour Hydrothermal VentsCanadaMCT8 minutesJourney to the Endeavour Hydrothermal Vents, where ocean research teaches us about life on earth and the universe
12:30 – 13:00Signal FireCanadaNRCAN33 minutesStories from authors of the 10 calls to action to natural scientists working in Canada
13:00 – 13:15Rigs to ReefsUSABCEFF12 minutesIn the hidden depths of California’s coastal waters, an overlooked world of marine life thrives beneath the shadow of towering oil rigs
13:15 – 13:30The Story of the LeatherbackThailandBCEFF11 minutesAn account of the leatherback sea turtle through the eyes of a 12 year old boy in Thailand
13:30 – 13:50TinyCanadaBCEFF17 minutesA stop motion film which tells the story of ‘Nakwaxda’xw Elder Colleen Hemphill’s childhood in a float home on BC’s central coast
13:50 – 14:00Line PCanadaOSD5 minutesLearn about DFO’s Line P program
14:00 – 14:45True SurvivorsCanadaBCEFF46 minutesMultiple award winning film that examines the idea of survival in a changing world
14:50 – 14:55The science of hydrographyCanadaCHS3 minutesLearn about how the the Canadian Hydrographic Service maps charts
14:55 – 15:00Marine Protected AreasCanadaMCT5 minutesLearn about the scientifically proven benefits of Marine Protected Areas in Canada
15:00 – 15:20Voices in the WaterArgentinaBCEFF20 minutesThe story of Yago Lange, former Olympic sailor, and her quest to clean up plastic waste in Patagonian waters.