THE BIG BLUE MOVIE EVENT – MONDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER
What’s it all about?
A movie with almost cult status amongst water lovers, The Big Blue features Jean Reno in a story of freediving rivalry set in the beautiful waters of the Mediterranean. Directed by Luc Besson, it will feature in a double movie special alongside the film Atlantis at the Astor Theatre in St Kilda.
The night will feature more than enough entertainment for film buffs. For the water lovers, there’ll be a mermaid, top-ranking international freediver, and local marine ambassador that has uncovered Port Phillip Bay’s hidden marine secrets.
With an evening immersed in freediving, The Big Blue event is brought to you by Apnea Australia Freediving Instructor, Marlon Quinn and supported by Melbourne’s fastest growing Freediving Sports Club, the Melbourne Freedivers Club Inc.
Sirenna, The Mermaid
Showcasing at the event will be Sirenna the Mermaid, a professional performer that executes her underwater feats and glamour all on a single breath of air.
World-Ranking Freediver, Ant Williams
Ant Williams is a world ranking athlete who has pushed through mental and physical barriers to hold his breath for over eight minutes, and freedive 100m straight down in the ocean. He’ll be presenting his personal insights at The Big Blue event, a great chance to catch a glimpse before his installment at TEDx Melbourne Conference on 10th Oct.
Marine Ambassador, Sheree Marris
Sheree Marris marine ambassador and environmental consultant will be revealing special insights into the hidden secrets of Melbourne Down Under, showing that once you dive under in Port Phillip Bay, there’s a whole new colourful and rich world to discover.
Enter the Competition!
Topping off the visual and auditory feast is a competition to win a double movie pass and place on an Apnea Australia Stage-A Freediving course in Victoria. Enter on-line at www.maarq.com.au/BigBlue
Tickets on Sale, Mon 8th Sept
Tickets are on sale from 18:30 at The Astor Theatre on the day of the screening.
Prices: $15 (for the Movie Double Feature – The Big Blue and Atlantis)