“Scianema – Show the Ocean” returns to Faro for the 7th edition

Over three nights, Scianema presents four films

From March 21st to 23rd, the Lethes Theater, in Faro, prepares to dive into the depths of the Ocean with Scianema, «a selection of films to understand the climate crisis we face and the importance of preserving marine ecosystems in its mitigation».

This initiative by Sciaena, a non-governmental environmental organization dedicated to the conservation and recovery of the marine environment, aims to «raise awareness among civil society about the recognition of the Ocean as an essential element for the survival and well-being of humanity», explains the association.

Over the course of three nights, Scianema presents four films, delving into crucial themes with a special focus on the Ocean and Climate.

The opening of the exhibition, on March 21st, will feature the screening of “Deep Rising”, a documentary by Matthieu Rytz. Narrated by Jason Momoa, it brings to the surface the beauty of the depths of the Ocean in a geopolitical, business and scientific intrigue, which addresses the exploitation of marine resources.



The second night will present “Lindo”, by Margarida Gramaxo, a film that delves into the life of a former sea turtle hunter who became a “guardian” of this species and the beaches of Príncipe island.

The closing of Scianema, on March 23rd, will feature the screening of the documentary “Carne – the unsustainable footprint”, by Hugo de Almeida, the first Portuguese film to address the urgency of a change in eating patterns, highlighting the importance of a diet plant based to the detriment of that based on animal protein.

Opening this session will be the short film “Ocean – the infinite blue that we must protect” by João Esteves, which portrays the blue vastness of the marine ecosystem, highlighting the importance of this giant and the threats it faces, as well as what we can do about it. for your protection.

After each session, the public is invited to talk to a panel made up of filmmakers, environmentalists and researchers, providing a unique opportunity to discuss and delve deeper into the topics presented.



Entry is free and open to the general public, with screenings starting at 21pm. It is recommended to arrive 00 to 20 minutes before each session to guarantee a seat. All films are subtitled or spoken in Portuguese and English.