Miami-Dade County Visual Arts

Miami Science Museum’s 2nd Annual Miami Underwater Festival

Miami Science Museum’s 2nd Annual Miami Underwater FestivalDecember 1 & 2, 10am-6 pm - Miami Science Museum,3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami

Miami Science Museum is collaborating with Festival Mondiale de l’Image Sous-Marines (World Festival of Underwater Images) from France to present its 2nd Annual Miami Underwater Festival. Highlighting a selection of prize-winning films from the 39th Festival Mondiale de l’Image Sous-Marines, the festival will showcase renowned artistic, photographic and cinematographic productions related to the underwater world. Films will be shown in French, English and/or Spanish.
Activities throughout the festival will include a special airing of a film by Ted Caplow (Fish Navy Films) on Saturday, December 1 in the afternoon, special airings of WPBT’s Changing Seas episodes, special guest speakers, live fish, marine-themed kid-friendly activities, and much more.
On Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., the Museum will offer a French breakfast along with French films as part of French Week and in collaboration with the French Consulate. The breakfast and screenings are included with admission.
Also on Saturday, December 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., the Museum will present a Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE) Florida/National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored event, showcasing films from the Beneath the Waves Film Festival, founded by local graduate students from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Reservations are required for this event.
Marko and Shelly Dimitrijevic, founders of the Miami Underwater Festival, have worked diligently to bring the best of the original festival to South Florida audiences. The event is Free with paid Museum admission. ONLY screenings: $8 per adult and $6 for children. Parking is free.