newportFILM's highly anticipated outdoors summer series returns Thursday, June 23 with a screening of Sonic Sea on the lawn of St. George's School.
Date: Thursday, June 23
Location: St. George's School Lawn, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown
Admission: Suggested donation of $5
7:40 PM: Pre-film music by The Whale Guitar Project featuring Jen Long & Krista Baroni
8:40 PM: Film begins, followed by a Q&A with:
Francine Kershaw - Marine Mammals Science Fellow, NRDC's Marine Mammal Protection Project
Steven Honigman - Former General Counsel, U.S. Navy (featured in the film)
William J. Parker - Former Commodore U.S. Navy (featured in the film)
ABOUT THE FILM
SONIC SEA is a 60-minute documentary about the impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. It tells the story of a former US Navy officer who solved a tragic mystery and changed forever the way we understand our impact on the ocean. The film is narrated by Rachel McAdams and features Sting, in addition to the renowned ocean experts Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Paul Spong, Dr. Christopher Clark and Jean-Michel Cousteau. SONIC SEA was produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Imaginary Forces in association with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Diamond Docs.
Free popcorn will be provided courtesy of St. Michael's Country Day School
On-site food vendors: Boru Noodle Bar, Acacia Cafe Food Truck
BYO picnic, blankets & chairs
Bike racks on-site provided by Bike Newport
Enter for your chance to win a vacation to St. Barts when you purchase a raffle ticket to support newportFILM. Tickets will be sold at a maximum of 200 people, or until 11:59 PM on Friday, August 5. If you win, you'll spend one week in St. Barts at a two bedroom villa complete with personal concierge services. Details.