Planet Ocean Premiere

Planet Ocean, an award-winning 90-minute documentary focusing on the threat faced by the marine ecosystem and ocean conservation, premiered last June in Rio de Janeiro to huge praise

Twelve months on and the Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot directed documentary made its debut in Hong Kong, thanks to Omega, a chief sponsor of the film and the GoodPlanet Foundation which is a nonprofit organisation that champions sustainable development.

At the glitzy premiere held at the PALACE ifc, Omega launched its latest Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M GoodPlanet wristwatch, an extension to the range of diver’s watch under the Planet Ocean family. Omega has pledged part of the sales proceeds of this watch to the GoodPlanet Foundation and their long-term project of preserving the mangroves and seagrasses in Southeast Asia as well as educating the lcoal population about the ecosystem. The event also saw the guest appearances by actor Simon Yam, who was involved in the shooting of documentary, and explorer Dr Rebecca Lee, who is the first woman to have visited all three extremes of the Earth – the North and South Poles, and Mount Everest.

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