Guardians of the Gulf, an eye-opening documentary that explores the tumultuous relationship between the Gulf of Mexico and the conservationists determined to protect it, will screen online for free during the month of December as part of the Wild Texas Film Tour.
Filmed, directed and produced by an all-female crew, Guardians of the Gulf previously premiered at the all-digital LA Femme International Film Festival in October.
Guardians of the Gulf Synopsis: The Gulf of Mexico has long been impacted by catastrophic natural disasters like hurricanes, overfishing, agricultural run-off and oil spills. However, it continues to support one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth with over 15,000 species. This resilience is tenuous. Like any relationship—only so much can be taken without giving back.
In Guardians of the Gulf, the Gulf of Mexico is given a voice by her caretakers to tell a story of generosity and strength. These conservationists, fisherpeople, tour operators, chefs and student leaders strive to improve sustainability in their work and community. Through action, they see change. Through change, they see hope.
The Wild Texas Film Tour is a short film tour showcasing wildlife, adventure, and conservation stories from across the state. With public safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the decision was made to move this year’s Wild Texas Film Tour online. From December 1-December 31, all films will be available to watch, for free, from here.
“We’re thrilled to feature Guardians of the Gulf in this year’s virtual Wild Texas Film Tour,” said Katy Baldock, Wild Texas Film Tour Producer. “This film, produced by Mary Kay, Inc, beautifully highlights the ecological importance of the Gulf of Mexico and those who work tirelessly to protect it.:
You must register to see the film for free. Here is the link: https://watch.eventive.org/wildtexasfilmtour/play/5f20851845f2230077f0fe99/5f8e040fff1f97372fcc956a?m=1k