Maritime Film Festival 2020

California State University Maritime Academy's Maritime Film Festival is returning in March with its typically diverse selection of free movies with the common thread of aquatic-themed plots. This year's movies will feature mermaids, regattas, strange creatures, and Napoleonic-era naval battles.

March 4           Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World            
The 2003 epic period war-drama based on Patrick O'Brian's books and starring Russell Crowe.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Colin Dewey

March 11         Splash            
Classic 1984 comedy starring Daryl Hannah, Tom Hanks, and John Candy and directed by Ron Howard.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Amy Parsons

March 18         The Shape of Water                
Critically-acclaimed and award-winning 2017 romantic, dark fantasy film directed by Guillermo del Toro.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Sarah Senk

March 25         Maiden
2019 documentary film about Tracy Edwards and the first all-woman crew to compete in the Whitbread Round the World Race.
Guest Speaker: Sailing Director Erin Sprague

All movies will be introduced by Cal Maritime faculty and shown at 7 p.m. in Rizza Auditorium on the Cal Maritime campus. Free parking will be available in Lots A and D on the campus. For a map and directions, visit­­­

Movie-Making Competition