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Celebrate Rob Stewart’s legacy with the free screening of 'Sharkwater'

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Daily Hive Staff Feb 14, 2017 2:36 am 650

Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart, passionately campaigned for shark conservation, and was a well known wildlife photographer, activist, and educator.

Earlier this month, the Toronto native died while diving off the Florida Keys.

To honour the career and legacy of Stewart, Cineplex along with Entertainment One and the Stewart family, is hosting free screenings of his acclaimed film Sharkwater at select theatres across Canada on February 25, 2017.

In 2006, Sharkwater premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to be named one of Canada’s Top Ten films. It had the largest opening weekend at the box office of any Canadian documentary.

Tickets will be available free of charge at the box office of participating theatres in exchange for a donation to WWF-Canada.  All funds raised will go directly to supporting the continuation of Stewart’s conservation work.

Participating theaters in Canada

British Columbia

  • The Park Theatre (Vancouver)
  • Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo
  • SilverCity Victoria Cinemas

Alberta

  • Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas (Calgary)
  • Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas

Manitoba

  • Scotiabank Theatre Winnipeg

Ontario

  • Scotiabank Theatre Ottawa
  • Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk (Toronto)
  • Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas and VIP (Toronto)
  • Cineplex Cinemas Winston Churchill (Oakville)
  • SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinemas
  • SIlverCity London Cinemas
  • SilverCity Windsor Cinemas

Québec

  • Cineplex Cinemas Forum (Montreal)

Atlantic Canada

  • Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane (Halifax)
  • Cineplex Cinemas Charlottetown
  • Scotiabank Theatre St. John’s

Free screening of Sharkwater

When: Saturday, February 25

Where: For showtimes visit Cineplex.com


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