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Once Upon a Tide

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The award winning short film, Once Upon a Tide is set in a time, not unlike our own, when a dangerous spell has been cast causing people everywhere to forget about the ocean and its importance to our lives.

Intrigued by a magical shell, a brave girl sets out on a fantastic journey where orcas swim through corn fields, scientists talk in rhyme, and the power of dreams helps her discovers how to break the spell. Her journey inspires the viewer to join in her understanding of the need to conserve the ocean, this all-encompassing natural system upon which we all depend.

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Center for Health and the Global Environment
Presented by the Quicksilver Foundation

April 1, 2008