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THUNDER BAY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Great Lakes, Great Films

JANUARY 23 – 27, 2019

Every year, the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary bring the world of cinema to Alpena! For five days in January, northeast Michigan is treated to some of the most impressive ocean and Great Lakes films from around the world. Film screenings are complemented by social events, educational activities, and opportunities to meet filmmakers.

For more information, please call or email Film Festival Coordinator
Stephanie Gandulla at 989-884-6212

Interested in Sponsoring?

Stay tuned for 2019 list of films and schedule

STUDENT FILM COMPETITION

Student Film Competition
#ExplorationIs

The TBIFF wants to know what sanctuary means to you…share your vision with us on the big screen! Open to students in grades 8th-12th. Submit a short film, 5 minutes or less. No entry fee. Selected films will be shown at the festival on Saturday, January 27 at 3pm.

Submit your film here.

Enjoy NOAA Science On a Sphere® premiere programs for FREE!

Science On a Sphere® is an animated globe that can show dynamic, animated images of the atmosphere, oceans, and land of a planet. Only 100 of these exhibits exist around the world, and one is in Alpena!

SCHEDULE

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FILM LIST

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THANK YOU SPONSORS

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