Against the Tides
  • Year2018
  • Duration90 min

The story of an extraordinary woman, marathon swimmer Beth French, attempting the world’s most extreme swimming challenge. Driven to be a role model for her autistic son, and by her battle with lifelong illness (ME), Beth confronts jellyfish, sharks, wild weather and reluctant skippers. But as her journey unfolds, dangers of the sea prove easier to conquer than upheavals of the heart.

The June 8th screening celebrates World Oceans Day (

Rating: TBC (Rated 18 until otherwise listed)
  • Director(s): Stefan Stuckert
  • Producer(s): Nick Read
  • Country: UK
  • Language: English
  • Premiere status: World Premiere