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Sharks Live at the International Ocean Film Festival

(Shark News April 2, 2022)

Join Shark Stewards with fans and fimmakers in San Francisco April 7-10 for the revival of the International Ocean Film Festival. Now in its 19th year, the festival will be live on-screen at the Cowell Theater in Fort Mason including other Bay Area screening venues and virtual).

On Friday April 8 at 1PM, we present the film The Dark Hobby on aquarium fish harvested from Hawaii with film director Paula Fouce onstage. Learn about our campaign to stop harvesting Kona reef fish and support healthy reefs and sharks in the central Pacific.

We are proud to again host the all-Shark films Saturday April 9 at 1 PM in the Cowell Theater. Come early and visit our table in the lobby of the Cowell theater, enjoy the films, attend our panel with filmmakers and shark experts, and enjoy all the great ocean events at the IOFF April 7-10. 

 “Coexistence: Communication and Understanding Sharks”
Panel Discussion at the Tidepool (aka Storehouse) 
April 9, 2022, 4:30 – 6:00 PM PDT Building D at Fort Mason, next to Flax Art.
Fort Mason Center San Francisco, CAModerator: David McGuire, Shark Stewards
Jon Dodd, Executive Director, Atlantic Shark Institute
James Ketchum, Filmmaker, Pelagios Kakaunja
Kristin Paterakis, Producer, South Florida PBS
Hendrik and Claudia Schmidt The Jet Lagged

Can’t make the fiestival? Join us virtually 

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