The 12th annual Gray’s Reef Ocean Festival comes to the Lucas Theatre, for two nights and a full day of ocean-themed films for the entire family. Sylvia Earle and her film Mission Blue will begin opening night, Friday, January 16, 7:00-10:00pm. Sylvia Earle will be available for Q&A after the films. Shark Showcase features Great White Shark. On Saturday, January 17th 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. there will be a Children’s Session featuring Winter: The Dolphin That Can whose story inspired the hit film Dolphin Tale. Emerging Filmmakers Showcases and Awards will be presented. The Afternoon Session includes Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Swains Island and Antarctica: On the Edge. The Evening Feature is the National Geographic’s Deep Sea Challenge: follows James Cameron’s journey deep into the Mariana Trench. Q&A with Deep Sea Challenge Expedition Film Director John Bruno. For more information visit graysreef.noaa.gov. For advance tickets visit graysreefnmsf.org/film-festival/tickets.