TALKING WITH THE FISHES: WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT THE OCEAN FROM LISTENING TO ITS INHABITANTS?
SCREENING + CONVERSATION
An adaptation of Australian novelist Tim Winton’s 1997 novel Blueback, this 2022 “fable for all ages” follows a young girl who befriends a large, old blue grouper fish while diving off the coast. Her relationship with the wild but gentle fish, which she nicknames Blueback, sets her on the course of becoming a marine biologist and activist, battling commercial forces determined to destructively alter Blueback’s habitat forever. Director: Robert Connolly (Australia 2023) 102 min.
Our guest will be Luiz Rocha, Curator of Fishes at the California Academy of Sciences and co-director of the Hope for Reefs expedition projects.
$13.25 General | $9.75 Seniors & Youth | $7.75 CAFILM members
This presentation is part of SCIENCE ON SCREEN®, a series pairing film screenings with lively scientific discussions – an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.