Starting Friday, October 29, the Cinema Art Theater of the Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present “Becoming Cousteau,” an intimate and deeply informative documentary that examines the life and legacy of a famous ocean pioneer and well-adventurer. love.
Filmmaker, inventor, author, unlikely celebrity and conservationist: for more than four decades, Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his underwater explorations have become synonymous with a love of science and nature. By learning to protect the environment, he brought the whole world with him, sounding the alarm over 50 years ago about warming seas and the vulnerability of our planet. In National Geographic Documentary Films’ “Becoming Cousteau,” two-time Oscar nominee filmmaker Liz Garbus takes an inside look at Cousteau, his iconic films and inventions, and the experiences that made him the most unique environmental voice and the most famous of the twentieth century. – and the man who inspired generations to protect the Earth.
Screening hours are 3:30 p.m. on October 29; 6.30 p.m., Saturday October 30; 3:45 p.m., Sunday, October 31; 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Wednesday November 3; and 3:30 p.m., Thursday, November 4. Admission is $ 8 for members and $ 11 for future members. Customers are encouraged to purchase their entry online at rehobothfilm.com. If seats are available, admission can be purchased at the theater from 30 minutes before each screening.