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Funded as a gift to the ocean and four years in the making, the Netflix original documentary MISSION BLUE is legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle’s wake-up call to save the world’s seas. Directed by Fisher Stevens (“The Cove”) and Robert Nixon (“Gorillas in the Mist”), the film follows Dr. Earle on her global quest to protect the ocean from the powerful forces of pollution, overfishing and climate change.

This event is part of Aquidneck Land Trust’s Conservation Speaker Series

Film followed by Q&A with director Robert Nixon & film subject/ocean conservation legend Sylvia Earle

Run time: 95 minutes
Directors: Robert Nixon, Fisher Stevens
Cast: Sylvia Earle, James Cameron, Michael deGruy
Mission Blue
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Official Selection of MountainFILM 2014

The doc's underwater sequences, captured by expert cinematographer Bryce Groark, speak as eloquently as Earle about the beauty and fragility of the oceans

 The Hollywood Reporter

Mission Blue is a wake-up call that provides answers to the daunting challenge of how to protect the world’s oceans that are under attack like never before.


The majesty and imperiled status of the world’s aquatic life are vividly captured in 'Mission Blue' 


Director and ocean pioneer James Cameron calls Earle 'the Joan of Arc of the seas,' and after watching 'Mission Blue' it's hard to disagree.

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