Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life.

The film begins with a mystery: the unexplained stranding and mass mortality of several species of whales in

Sonic Sea features several charismatic scientists, including Ken Balcomb, the former Navy pilot and acoustics expert who proved to the world that naval sonar is killing whales, as well as the musician and environmental activist, Sting, whose moving interview connects the sonic world of marine life with our sonic world on land.

The film offers solutions (and, by extension, hope) for a quieter ocean, and underscores that the ocean’s destiny is inextricably bound with our own.

Running time / 1:01:00
Directed by / Daniel Hinerfeld