PPMoviePoster.JPGsmallnolaurels“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?”

 We are proud to bring this award winning documentary, Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Plastic Paradise is an independent movie by journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun. Watch as she follows scientists, researchers and volunteers who help shed light on how pervasive plastic pollution is. This film demonstrates the devastating effect plastic has on the oceans and sea life.

 Sunday October 12, 2014 11:00 AM (1hr)

Art Theater (2025 E. 4th St, Long Beach)

$10 general admission

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 who shed light on the effects of our rabid plastic consumption and learns the problem is more insidious than we could have ever imagined. Get the facts of the environmental impact of plastics while Sun takes us along on her trip around the world collecting witness’ accounts of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, on a way no other documentary has ever done. Plus we have the honor of having Capt. Charles Moore, the man credited with its discovery, Capt. Charles Moore.

 For more information www.plasticparadisemovie.com