The International Ocean Film Tour 2023 “Volume 9” – Auditorium Parque Sur de Maspalomas ** Ticket event**
The largest and most important ocean festival in Europe, the International Ocean Film Tour, will close its national tour with a unique event, which will screen this volume 9 for the first time in Maspalomas, outdoors, and with a giant 14,5-inch screen by 8 meters in the auditorium of Parque Sur. It is a grand closing of a festival that will put the finishing touch on after touring more than 15 cities throughout Spain, and that for the first time will be projected outdoors and for a solidarity purpose.
The festival, which this year presents six documentaries, will be screened in the Parque Sur (Auditorium) on Saturday, November 18, starting at 19:00, in the debut in the south of the island of an international project aimed at raising environmental awareness about protection, defense, and conservation of the oceans.
During the week of the festival, an educational program of parallel activities is developed with that objective, and in addition, part of the amount of the tickets will be allocated to a local NGO for cleaning and awareness projects about the sea and the coasts.
The Festival has already visited 14 Spanish cities and almost 270 cities around the world. The screenings in Maspalomas represent the closing of this worldwide event.
There are tickets of various types: 🎫EARLY, 🎫GENERAL, 🎫GROUP and 🎫FAMILY and don’t forget that they are not numbered. First come first serve
Tickets are available HERE! from €8-20
The International OCEAN FILM TOUR VOL9, the best film event for everyone who loves the sea, brings the beauty and fascination of the oceans to the big screen. The program is packed with the most inspiring stories from the seven seas and the best water sports action of the year.
And we do it with a brutal program of six international documentaries in original version with Spanish subtitles that come from Germany, England, Tongo, Lebanon or Australia specially curated to make you vibrate on the big screen. This program is made up of these incredible documentaries:
🎥 „The Power of Activism“
🎥 „No Limits“
🎥 „Facing Monsters“
🎥 „Stolen Fish“
🎥 „George and the Whales“
🎥 „Sweet Adventure“
In this edition, the festival offers six documentary films with a total of 120 minutes of screening. They are extraordinary human stories developed around the life of the oceans, told in first person by their protagonists, with spectacular images.
‘The power of activism’ (Australia 2022) is about the economic-environmental projects developed by Australians Madison Stewart, Alice Forrest and Jordyn de Boer, such as the protection of sharks in Indonesia. ‘Without limits’ (Germany 2023) addresses the life philosophy of Ben Neumann, a blind 17-year-old boy who surfs on the small but dangerous artificial wave of Eisbach, which is formed narrowly but very sharply in the channel of the Isar River, at the gate of the Englischer Garten (English Garden), in the capital of Bavaria. ‘Monster Wave’ (Australia 2021) offers an insight into the passionate magical attraction that surfer Kerby Brown feels for giant waves. They give meaning to his life and to surf them he is willing to risk everything. ‘George and the whales’ (Tonga/Lebanon 2019) is a song in defense of humpback whales from the experience of George, a sighting guide in the Polynesian kingdom of Tonga, who tells how diving with the large cetaceans of the ocean changed him life. ‘Stolen fish’ (Poland/United Kingdom/Spain 2020) reveals the great problem that coastal fishermen in the Gambia are suffering to make a living due to the disappearance and decrease in the number of species due to the actions of illegal trawlers that They supply foreign factories with fishmeal that they process to send mainly to China and Europe as animal feed. ‘Sweet Adventure’ (Great Britain, 2022) narrates the surfing adventure of athletes Albee Layer, Nora Vasconcellos and Matt Meola in El Salvador.