Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Annual Winter Film Festival

Out of the Vault - Audience favorites through the years

Now in its 11th year, this year’s film festival features fan favorites from years past. Timeless classics will show on a theater-size screen with surround sound. Films will show at 1:30 pm at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham on six consecutive Sundays from February 3 to March 10.

The auditorium is wheelchair accessible, and the movies are free, thanks to generous funding from Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.  Come join us for an adventure!

February 3: Cast Away In this fascinating abstract about the human spirit, the sole survivor of a plane crash fights for his life on a deserted Pacific island with only a painted volleyball for a companion. (Released in 2000, 140 minutes, rated PG-13)

February 10: The Perfect Storm This biographical disaster drama tells the story of the Andrea Gail, a commercial fishing vessel caught in the “perfect storm” of 1991. (Released in 2000, 130 minutes, rated PG-13)

February 17: March of the Penguins This Oscar-winning family-friendly documentary reveals rare footage of emperor penguins in Antarctica. (Released in 2005, 90 minutes, rated G)

February 24: Moby Dick Based on the Herman Melville classic, the film chronicles the quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on an albino sperm whale that injured him and destroyed his previous ship. (Released in 1956, 115 minutes, not rated)

March 3: Master and Commander This dramatic thriller set during the Napoleonic Wars pits the captain of the HMS Surprise and his crew against a privateer equipped with better weapons. (Released in 2003, 133 minutes, rated PG-13)

March 10: A Night to Remember: Titanic Follow the harrowing tale as tragedy strikes the RMS Titanic during its ill-fated maiden voyage. (Released in 1958, 123 minutes, not rated)

IF YOU GO: Salt Pond Visitor Center is located at 50 Nauset Road at the intersection of Route 6 in Eastham, and can be reached at 508-255-3421. The center is open from 9 am to 4:30 pm, with staff available to assist with activity planning. For more information about the seashore’s programs, visit the park website welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on