The International Ocean Film Tour, an evening of documentaries about the ocean and the environment, will make two stops in Connecticut.
Films being shown are "The Other Shore: The Diana Nyad Story," about the athletes nonstop swim from Cuba to Florida; "Sonic Sea: Deafening Pollution," about oceanic noise pollution from marine vessels, sonic probing and military tests; "View from a Blue Moon," about the world's best surfing spots; "My Own Private Monster: Windsurfing off the Tasmanian Coast," about Alastair McLeod's attempt to windsurf around the perilous Pedra Branca rocks; "The Edge: A Shark Lover's Guide to the Sea," about threatened species of sharks; "Hola Sunshine," about Salina Cruz, Mexico; and "Born To: Freediving with Sharks," about marine biologist Ocean Ramsey. The total running time is 120 minutes.
The program will be shown Thursday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St. in Stamford, and on Saturday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. at Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas Blue Back Square in West Hartford.
Admission is $15. oceanfilmtour.com