Maritime Film Festival
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 www.csum.edu/map.