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Raffertys Theatre


29 November - 02 December 2017

Event Type

Cinema Screening

“Blue is a cinematic song for our oceans; beautiful, intimate and grand. Fearlessly truth-telling, yet passionately hopeful. See this film and you will want to rise up with the waves.” Greenpeace Australia

BLUE is the story our generation need to hear. The industrialization that has occurred in the oceans over the last century, mirrors the events that triggered mass extinctions on land. Industrial scale fishing, habitat destruction, species loss and pollution have placed the ocean in peril. The very nature of the sea is being irretrievably altered. BLUE is a provocative journey into the ocean realm, witnessing this critical moment in time when the marine world is on a precipice.

Our ocean has been the guardian of life on earth. Now it is our turn to be guardians for the ocean.

Join us for special post-screening Q&A event with Sarah Holland Clift (Parramatta River Catchment Group), Rebecca Evered (Senior Education Officer, Cleanaway) and Sarah Beard (Producer of Blue) on Wednesday 29 November.

Classification: PG – Mild Themes

Dates & Times
Wednesday 29 November at 7pm (Q&A Event)
Saturday 2 December at 6.30pm

Join us on Wednesday 29 November for a special post-screening Q&A in collaboration with City of Parramatta. Hear from BLUE filmmaker Sarah Beard, Rebecca Evered (Cleanaway) and Sarah Holland Clift (Our Living River initiative) as they talk through environmental change and the various ways we can contribute to saving our oceans.

Sarah Beard, Producer & Impact Producer, Blue
Sarah is a passionate ocean conservation advocate and marine themed stories have always been her passion. Sarah has over 20 years’ experience delivering content to commercial clients, broadcasters and for feature release. Working on BLUE has combined her extensive marine based film work and her not-for-profit ocean advocacy work.

Rebecca Evered, Senior Education Officer, Cleanaway
Rebecca is the Senior Education Officer for Cleanaway and also has a strong waste management background in the commercial sector.

Sarah Holland Clift, Coordinator, Parramatta River Catchment Group
Sarah coordinates the Our Living River initiative and mission to make the Parramatta River swimmable again by 2025. The Parramatta River Catchment Group is an alliance of state and local government and the community who share the common purpose to make Parramatta River a living river.


Ticket Options

Adult $15
Australian Pensioner $12
Australian Senior $12
Full Time Student $12
Child & Under $10
Riverside Member $12
Riverside Concession Member $9
Transaction fees apply
Screen $1.65


76 minutes + Q&A

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