WILD OCEANS FILMFEST
Second edition 2 - 7 october 2023
In the second edition of Wild Oceans FilmFest held from 2 to 7 October 2023
at the BIOPARC Aquarium of Gijón, they had a place various activities, screenings and discussions.
PRESENTATION AND READING AND
SIGNATURE OF THE MANIFESTO
During the presentation, the rich program of activities that took place from October 2 to 7 at the facilities of theBIOPARC Gijón Aquarium. This program included screenings, discussions and courses throughout the week.
It has also been presentedmanifesto “Manifesto for Ocean Conservation through Art”. A call to joint action in the fight to protect our oceans and their threatened biodiversity. It highlights the need to change the mentality of those who have been indifferent to nature and presents art as a powerful tool of transformation. Those attending the inauguration have joined the manifesto and committed to the cause.
In addition to the manifesto, the inauguration of the WOFF also marked theKiku Poch exhibition opening. This artist, whose career has been forged through decades of artistic exploration, has left an indelible mark on the art world with his deep connection to the sea.
PROJECTIONS AND COLLOQUIA
For 4 days we were able to attend several screenings that, after their completion, were completed with a discussion.
Within the activity program we were able to enjoy differentround tables by Laboratorio LUCE Gijón,
aflashtalk from El Corte Inglés and MSC and ameeting of our Education colleagues with schoolchildrenfrom IES No. 1 of Gijón
MASTERCLASS WITH JOHN JACKSON
"The responsibility of TV and cinema in conservation"
The students of the Faculty of Biology of the University of Oviedo were able to enjoy both a masterclass by JOh Jackson as well as several fragments of some of his projections.