Ocean Film Festival to drop into Byron Bay

The Ocean Film Festival Australia will come to Byron Bay in March.
The Ocean Film Festival Australia will come to Byron Bay in March. Contributed

LOCAL audiences will be able to immerse themselves in the wonders of the ocean without getting their feet wet this March as the Ocean Film Festival Australia stops in Byron Bay.

The festival, which features 7 of the world's most captivating ocean-themed short films, 5 Australian Cinematic Premiers and 2 World Premiers will light up silver screens in 17 towns and cities, including our coastal town.

Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival Australia showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water's surface. 

The films document the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrate the divers, surfers, swimmers and oceanographers who live for the sea's salt spray; who chase the crests of waves; and who marvel at the mysteries of the big blue.

Inspiring and thought-provoking, the Ocean Film Festival Australia is filled with moving footage, touching interviews and insightful narrations.

Each of the festival's films conveys a deep respect and appreciation for the world's oceans and the creatures that call them home.

To find out more about the festival, to view the trailer and to book tickets, visit

To stay up-to-date with festival news, visit the Ocean Film Festival Australia Facebook page.

The Ocean Film Festival will be at The Palace Cinemas, Byron Bay, on March 27.

Tickets are on sale now.


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