Thanks to the support of Air Tahiti Nui company, our President Cécile Gaspar has participated to the BLUE OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL at St Petersburg in Florida (from the 3 to the 9th of november 2014), to promote the self producedmovie “HONU HERE” in competition (that got « Honorable » mention), and to present actions of research and conservation on sea turtles of French Polynesia.
This festival, usually hold in California, exists since 2009 and will be at Monaco in France for the 2015 edition.
This event was an opportunity for te mana to exchange with ONG, foundations, scientists, producers, engaged towards the conservation of the ocean. p
Among them, Dr Sylvia Earle, representative for the Oceans whom presented her movie Mission Blue, Fabien Cousteau with his Mission 31, Dr. Wallace author of the Blue Mind and the projet « one billion baby turtles », and Olivier Dufourneau, director for the political ocean, Albert Ier whom created the foundation Albert II and Don Walsh dive recordman (-10 916 meters) at Challenger Deep – fosse des Mariannes in 1960, 52 years before James Cameron and the Deepsea Challenger in 2012.