“I was allowed into her wild inner world and felt as though an ancient door to nature had been opened to me.”
Craig Foster


Host a Community Screening

Netflix is offering subscribers the opportunity to host educational community screenings free-of-cost. To get the film you can either stream directly from Netflix or download in advance via the Netflix app on a mobile device.

If you do not have a Netflix account, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial in some regions.

Community Screenings

Frequently Asked Questions

In order to play from the Netflix platform, your home or venue must have an internet connection with at least 5 Mbps download speed. You can test the internet speed by visiting a site like fast.com. Allow the film to load before hitting play to improve playback.

If you are hosting a community screening, don’t forget to do a tech check at your venue, with the equipment and internet connection you plan to use for your screening—ideally a week before your event.

Problems with streaming? Consult the Netflix Help Center to troubleshoot network connection issues.

Using the Netflix app, you can download the film to play it offline. This feature is available for mobile phones (iPhones and Androids), tablets, and computers running Windows 10.

If you are hosting a community screening, run a tech check at your venue after you download the film, using the equipment you will use during your screening—ideally a full week before your event.

Need help with the app? Learn more about the app on the Netflix Help Center.

1 hour, 25 minutes.

All screening hosts must read and abide by the Netflix screening license.

A reminder that you cannot fundraise or charge admission to any My Octopus Teacher event. Thank you for understanding!


Discussion Guide

Netflix is offering a free-of-cost, downloadable Discussion Guide, which Sea Change Project co-developed in partnership with Blueshift Education. Download this PDF (4.2 mb) to gain further insight into our movie.

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