MISSION BLUE film DVD
More than four years in the making, MISSION BLUE is legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle’s eye-opening wake-up call to save the world’s seas. Directed by Robert Nixon (“Gorillas in the Mist”), and Fisher Stevens (“The Cove”) the film follows Dr. Earle on her global quest to protect our oceans—and the extraordinary marine life that call them home—from the powerful forces of pollution, overfishing and climate change. The film also sheds light on Sylvia’s remarkable personal story and professional journey, from her earliest memories exploring the ocean as a young girl to her days leading daring undersea missions, offering insight on the sacrifices, difficulties and tough choices she faced along the way.
For generations, we have believed that the ocean is too big to fail—but that’s no longer true. And having logged more than 7000 hours underwater, Dr. Earle is uniquely positioned to help us understand why.
The film deftly weaves the challenges we face and Sylvia’s unique personal history with the passion that consumes her today: creating a network of protected marine sanctuaries that she calls “Hope Spots.” Sylvia passionately believes that this ambitious plan—modeled on the idea of national parks—is the best way to restore the health of the ocean. As a witness to oceanic and marine life change over the past 60 years, Sylvia is a steadfast warrior, leading the charge to restore the ocean to health before it’s too late. And MISSION BLUE is her warning call.
This DVD is for private use only and may not be used for commercial purposes or for public screenings.
We’re excited to announce that MISSION BLUE won the 2015 News & Documentary Emmy® Award for Outstanding Editing – Documentary and Long Form!