International Ocean Film Tour In West Hartford, Stamford

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.

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