Watch ‘Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ – a documentary exploring the extent of plastic pollution.

Angela Sun and Moving Train Films

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

If it never goes away, where does it go?


Genre: Documentary, Science and Nature

Director & Writer: Angela Sun

Starring: Lewis Goldsmith, Wallace J. Nichols, Angela Sun

Focus: Plastic pollution in our ocean and what it’s doing to our health.

Suitability: U – suitable for all

Duration: 57 mins

Synopsis: Every single piece of plastic that has ever been created since the 19th century is still somewhere on our planet. So, if it never goes away, where does it go?

This award-winning documentary feature is by journalist and filmmaker Angela Sun. It details her journey of discovery to one of the most remote places on Earth, Midway Atoll, to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This ‘patch’ is thought to be up to 15,000,000 square kilometres.

Along the way she encounters scientists, industry, legislators and activists who shed light on what our society’s vast consumption of disposable plastic is doing to our oceans, and what it may be doing to our health.

Released: 2013

Tags: Pollution, plastic, ocean protection, Pacific Ocean, gyre.

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