Ocean Film Festival heading to Inverness and Edinburgh

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Still from BlueImage source, Karina Holden
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A still from Blue, a film about the impact of marine pollution

The Ocean Film Festival is heading to Scotland as part of a world tour.

Organisers have described this year's event, the fifth to be held, as the biggest yet.

Showing a selection of films covering marine pollution, seafaring adventures and surfing, the festival aims to inspire people to explore, respect, enjoy and protect the oceans.

The Scottish dates are Inverness' Eden Court on 14 September and the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh on 15 September.

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Scarlet's Tale is a documentary about the bond between a man and the great white shark that took one of his legs
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Adventure is Calling is another of the films being shown this year
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The film provides a glimpse of the beauty that can be found underwater
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One Breath: A Life Without Gravity is about freediving
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One Breath follows divers Christina and Eusebio Saenz De Santamaria
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The Big Wave Project follows a tight-knit crew of leading big wave surfers
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The film took five years to make
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A monk seal among beach litter in the film, Blue

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