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Screening 'A Plastic Ocean'

  • Buzz Cafe 905 South Lombard Avenue Oak Park, IL, 60304 United States (map)

‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be followed by discussion about how to live a plastic-free life. Make reservations at

FILM DESCRIPTION: In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre our researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us. 

During its four-year production period, A Plastic Ocean was filmed in 20 locations around the world in beautiful and chilling detail to document the global effects of plastic pollution–and introduce workable technology and policy solutions that can, if implemented in time, change things for the better.

Earlier Event: September 23
Screening 'The Human Element'