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The annual World Whale Film Festival promotes visual storytellers who are passionate about our oceans. Our mission is to tell powerful stories that inspire ocean and wildlife conservation around the world. The official theme of World Whale Film Festival 2019 is ‘inspiring ocean health and waves of change’.

Calling all filmmakers! Pacific Whale Foundation is seeking unique and meaningful short films for the 3rd Annual World Whale Film Festival.

Submissions should be at least 3 minutes in length, no longer than 20 minutes and will be presented during the 2019 World Whale Film Festival on Friday, February 8 at the Historic IAO Theater in Wailuku, Maui.


PAST films include


Support a Great Cause

All proceeds from the event support Pacific Whale Foundation's humpback whale research in Hawaii and other parts of the Pacific, marine education programs for local school children, as well as conservation programs including efforts to keep marine debris out of our oceans, prevent vessel-whale collisions, and end whaling worldwide.


Fri, Feb 8, 2019
6pm - 9pm
Historic IAO Theatre, Wailuku


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