RVA Environmental Film Festival Screening: “My Octopus Teacher”

Selected date

Friday March 17

Selected time

5:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

What can we humans learn from a cephalopod? Find out during the 13th Annual Richmond Environmental Film Festival when Maymont hosts a free screening of “My Octopus Teacher,” the Academy Award-winning 2020 documentary that takes viewers into the fragile underwater world of one of the most intelligent creatures on the planet. The film tells the story of the year Craig Foster spent getting to know a wild octopus in the Great African Seaforest off the coast of South Africa. 


Doors open at 5pm, screening begins at 6:30pm. After the screening, stay for a panel discussion and Q&A. 

For questions about the film or the series, learn more.


Additional Information

About RVA Environmental Film Festival: The Richmond Environmental Film Festival showcases films that raise awareness of environmental issues relevant to the Richmond region, our nation, and our planet.

Free parking is available at The Robins Nature Center, 2201 Shields Lake Drive.  

If you have any questions, please email us at info@maymont.org or call 804-525-9000.