Our Atoll Speaks premieres at the International Ocean Film Festival !

Save the date !

After being postponed because of the COVID19 Pandemic back i Marc 2020, The International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF) will take place virtually starting this Thursday July 30th through August 9th!

The beauty of a virtual edition is that you have total freedom to watch the film online when is best time for you anywhere in the world from July 30th through August 9th!

To see the wonderful lineup of films visit:


Our Atoll Speaks at CIES Education Beyond The Human Festivalette!


Our Atoll Speaks screens this week as part of the CIES 2020 Miami Education Beyond The Human Film Festivalette, initially scheduled in Miami for this week but now taking place online via ZOOM due to the COVID 19 Pandemia. Take a look at the beautiful trailer. An world-wide event/ educational conference/ festival funded by the Open Society Foundations Education Support Program dedicated all for educators! Thank you Jorge Baxter and CIES team so much for having us!!

Our Atoll Speaks Zoom screening and Q&A via Zoom :



Thursday, March 26th in the US Times:

12 to 1pm – New York / EST

9 to 10am- California / PST

7 to 8am -Hawaii/ Cook Islands Time

5 to 6 pm- Spain Time

5 to 6AM – March 27th in New Zealand

Festival/ conference program:https://cies2020.org/cies-2020-education-film-festivalette/

Spanish Premiere of Our Atoll Speaks at SECIME!

In March 2020, Our Atoll Speaks premiered in Spain at SECIME, the Medina Film Festival. The short documentary screened twice as part of the Official Short Film Spanish Competition and also the Filmmakers of Castilla y León
En Marzo Nuestra Isla Habla se estrenó en España en la SECIME – Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo, dentro de la Sección Oficial de Cortometrajes Nacionales y también de Cineastas de Castilla y León. Aquí compartimos en fotos algunos de los momentos!

Gemma attended the opening of the SECIME Festival on March 6th, 2020 in Spain!
Gemma with Family during the opening of SECIME!
Gemma and her mom at opening of SECIME in her hometown Medina del Campo, Spain!
Gemma Presenting Nuestra Isla Habla/ Our Atoll Speaks during Spanish premiere!
More pics of premiere on March 8th – International Women’s Day!
Film premiered at SECIME both the Official Competition and the Filmmakers of Castilla y León Section!
Audience enjoying premiere during second screening of film on March 10th!
Gemma with Noelia Romo, journalist and presenter of SECIME!
Gemma entering greeting Emiliano Allende, Director of the SECIME !
Gemma celebrating premiere with family!

Getting ready for Spanish Premiere at SECIME!

Getting ready for the premier of Our Atoll Speaks in Spain at SECIME!

Preparando el estreno de Nuestra Isla Habla en España !

Link to festival/ enlace al festival: http://medinafilmfestival.com/peliculas/nuestra-isla-habla

SECIME Screenings / Proyecciones:

March 8th at 4.45pm – Auditorio Nacional

March 10th at 5pm – Cine Coliseo

Medina del Campo, Spain

Get tickets/ Entradas:http://medinafilmfestival.com/

2020 Coastal Culture Award goes to Our Atoll Speaks!

Exciting news! Our Atoll Speaks wins award at the upcoming International Ocean Film Festival in San Francisco. This award will be presented after the film screening on March 14th at 7pm at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Thank you IOFF for this wonderful way of honoring Pukapuka!

Check the amazing program line up of environmental films and get your tickets by clicking on this link below!