Feature Film Program

Queens Drive-In: My Octopus Teacher

Join Netflix at the Queens Drive-In for a presentation of the unbelievable documentary, My Octopus Teacher.

Mon Apr 19 7:00 PM

The Film

My Octopus Teacher

Pippa Ehrlich & James Reed | South Africa | 85

After years spent filming some of the planet’s most dangerous animals, Craig Foster was burned out and depressed, his family relationships in turmoil. He decided to put a halt to his career to reconnect with his own roots - the magical underwater world of the kelp forest off the coast of his hometown - Cape Town, South Africa. For nearly a decade, Craig went diving daily in the icy cold waters, ditching wetsuit and scuba rig in one of the most predator dense places on earth. The common octopus he met and tracked became first his subject, then his teacher, showing him things no human had ever witnessed. Shot over eight years, with 3000 hours of footage, My Octopus Teacher documents a unique friendship, interaction and animal intelligence never seen before. Rated: TV-G

Academy Award Nominee
Best Documentary Feature

BAFTA Nominee
Documentary

DGA Nominee
Documentary

PGA WINNER
Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures

Watch the trailer here!

Event Details

7:00 PM
Doors Open & Pre-Show Begins
8:00 PM
Film Begins
Part of a series of free screenings made possible thanks to generous support from Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr.!

All Queens Drive-In attendees will need to enter via the main entrance at 111th Street/49th Avenue entrance to the New York Hall of Science. There will be no access from the Grand Central Parkway exit 9P.

Use Grand Central Parkway Exit 10W to Corona Ave, OR the Long Island Expressway to the 108th Street exit, and take local streets to the entrance for all vehicles on 49th Avenue and 111th Street. Signs and staff members will direct you to the Drive-In upon arrival.

For complete Drive-In FAQs, head here.

Venue

Queens Drive-In at The New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th St, Corona, NY 11368

venue on Google Map

The show presented in partnership with

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