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Presented by Anna Cummins
The Event Program
- Movie presentation of Plastic Paradise
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.
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Angela Sun's award winning film on plastic, with original footage from Midway Island, and interviews with experts on the issue. The film will be followed immediately by a panel discussion with 5 Gyres crew, Mark Wystrach from The People's Movement, and the filmmaker herself!