Ocean Film Night at Art Basel
Saturday, Dec 9, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - English
An Evening of Film.
WHAT: An evening of short films exploring the ocean and the cutting edge research taking place, including award winning shorts Climate Under Pressure and The Art of Exploration. Followed by Q & A.
WHO: UNESCO, Nautilus Magazine and the Schmidt Ocean Institute.
An immersive Art Basel film screening will be taking place on Saturday December 9th from 6-8pm hosted by UNESCO, Nautilus Magazine and the Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI), a philanthropic ocean research initiative by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife Wendy.
The screening will take place in the planetarium at the Frost Museum of Science and will kick off with a livestream from SOI’s research vessel Falkor (too), followed by the viewing of award-winning short films that explore the ocean as well as the cutting-edge research taking place around the world, including:
- The Black Mermaid: A modern day tale of the Black Mermaid, Zandile Ndhlovu, who is changing the perception of the ocean in her community since 2016, when she overcame her fears and fell in love with freediving.
- Climate Under Pressure: An interactive documentary experience giving you control overthe climate stories and destinies of 6 individuals around the world.
- The Art of Exploration: Follows a child exploring the beauty of the Adelaide hills in South Australia.
The screening will be followed by an audience Q&A led by Carlie Wiener, SOI’s director of communications. There will also be complimentary refreshments provided by Glennfiddich to enjoy during the experience.
Phillip & Patricia Frost Museum of Science 1101 Biscayne Blv, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)