Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch


Film Screening & DiscussionSunday, March 9, 2014 - 12:30pm-2:30/River Forest Public Library 735 Lathrop Ave, River Forest/Tickets

Directed By - Angela Sun/2013/82 minutes

Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet its become ground zero for The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, syphoning plastics from three distant continents. In this independent documentary film, journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun travels on a personal journey of discovery to uncover this mysterious phenomenon. Along the way she meets scientists, researchers, influencers, and volunteers whom shed light on the effects of our rabid plastic consumption and learns the problem is more insidious than we could have ever imagined.

For more information on the film, please visit the official documentary website.

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Trailer from Angela Sun on Vimeo.