Event Type: Festival
POFF: The Sea Around Me

DATE:
Fri 24 Jan

TIME:
7pm-9.30pm (interval: 7.45pm)

PRICE:
£15, £8 under 15, £20 adult + child

Session sponsored by Marine Conservation Society

Auditorium

A session of short films that celebrate wild places on our doorstep followed, after a short interval, by an evening with author, diving and natural history presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff. Taking us on a tour of the UK and Irish coastlines, including some of the best stories she has filmed for the BBC’s COAST and The One Show, plus Channel Four’s Wreck Detectives, Miranda provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the items are filmed and what happens when it all goes a bit wrong!

Film running order

Chasing the sublime, 6.40’, Dir. Amanda Bluglass, UK. A hauntingly beautiful glimpse at the physicality of UK cold water swimming

Camel finds water, 8.37’, Dir. Ian Durkin, US. Man finds abandoned fishing boat, repairs it and goes surfing. The Camel WILL ride!

Circle of the sun, 5’, Dir. Inigo Grasset and Lena Stoffel, Norway. One magical circle of the sun, skiing and surfing on the same day

The Postman, 7.42’, Dir. Sam Needham, UK. A trip to Harris to ride the Postman’s Path to Rhenigidale and learn more about its rich history

Run across Scotland, 13.42’, Dir. Rich Watson, UK. A retired doctor and his two sons embark on a four-day run from Inverness to Skye

Session kindly sponsored by Marine Conservation Society  

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