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Springfield Environmental Services: A Plastic Ocean (2016)

Journalist Craig Leeson teams up with diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans. (NR, 82 min.)


Thursday, February 16, 2023

7:00 PM

This special free screening is sponsored by
Springfield Environmental Services.
There will be a panel discussion following the film.

A Plastic Ocean is a new award-winning feature length documentary brought to you by a group of dedicated scientists, film-makers, social entrepreneurs, scholars, environmentalists and journalists, that explores the fragile state of our oceans and uncovers alarming truths about the consequences of our disposable lifestyle. A Plastic Ocean documents the global effects of plastic pollution and highlights workable technologies and innovative solutions that everyone - from governments to individuals - can do, to create a cleaner and greener ocean. []

Featuring: David Attenborough, Sylvia Earle, Ben Fogle
Director: Craig Leeson
Genre: Documentary

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"One of the most important films of our time."

— Sir David Attenborough

"The most important thing we extract from the ocean is our existence."

— Dr. Sylvia Earle

"A strong sense that the scale of the human enterprise and the size of our planet have become fundamentally mismatched, is pervasive throughout the film."

— Dr. Myers, The Lancet, 2016