Blue Ventures

Gabriel Diamond | 2015 | 6 min.

2018 Official Selection

In 2004, frustrated by failed marine conservation efforts, marine biologist Alasdair Harris encouraged a coastal Madagascar community to close off a small section of their octopus-fishing area. A few months later, the community saw huge increases in their catch and incomes. The model went viral, showing the world that protecting the ocean can and should go hand-in-hand with improving lives.

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See this film on tour near you:

November 16, 2019 Fort Bragg CA Eagles Hall
September 18, 2019 Overland Park KS Glenwood Arts
September 17, 2019 Kansas City MO Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center
April 22, 2019 Bellingham WA Mt. Baker Theatre
February 12, 2019 Chesterfield MA Chesterfield Community Center
January 26, 2019 Cleveland OH Cleveland Museum of Natural History
November 11, 2018 Belfast ME Crosby Center
October 23, 2018 Westfield MA Dever Auditorium @ Westfield University
October 4, 2018 Milwaukee WI The War Memorial
September 26, 2018 Seattle WA Odegaard Library Room
September 21, 2018 Escalante UT Escalante High School
September 20, 2018 Gardiner MT Gardiner High School
September 20, 2018 Miles City MT Montana Theatre
August 4, 2018 Cool CA Cool Community Hall
May 12, 2018 Honolulu HI Doris Duke Theatre
April 20, 2018 Huntington MA Gateway High School Auditorium
April 18, 2018 Seattle WA SIFF Cinema Egyptian
April 14, 2018 Northampton MA Wright Hall @ Smith College
April 14, 2018 Jupiter FL Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
March 31, 2018 Fredericksburg VA University of Mary Washington
March 27, 2018 Plymouth NH Plymouth State University Ampitheare
March 24, 2018 Warsaw VA Rappahannock high School
March 23, 2018 Pittsfield MA Berkshire Community College Room K111
March 15, 2018 Aspen CO Wheeler Opera House
March 10, 2018 Great Barrington MA Triplex Cinema
February 26, 2018 Damariscotta ME Lincoln Theatre
February 23, 2018 West Chester PA Chester County Historical Society