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  • The Voice of the Sea

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    South African environmentalist and first black female free diver, Zandi the Mermaid and Polo Purpose are collaborating on a campaign for World Oceans Day to raise awareness around plastic waste in our oceans.

  • Cutting The Line

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    Cutting the Line follows husband and wife team, Naude and Katja Dreyer, and their three children as they embark on a mission to rescue seals entangled in plastic pollution along the Namibian coastline. As the seals grow bigger, the debris cuts deeper into their bodies, causing painful wounds tha...

  • The Erie Situation

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    In 2014, the citizens of Toledo, Ohio, had to go without running water for three days when a bloom of toxic algae entered the drinking water plant from Lake Erie. This should have been a wake-up call for politicians, big agriculture, and citizens everywhere that freshwater resources are at risk o...

  • Eating Up Easter

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    A modern dilemma of Rapanui people as they face the consequences of their rapidly developing home.

    Native Rapanui (Easter Island) filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu narrates to his son the modern dilemma of their people who risk losing everything to the globalizing effects of tourism. The film follows...

  • Earth's Ekko

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    This film features Ekko, an ocean-dwelling animated creature. Having lived there for millions of years, Ekko’s ocean home has become more-and-more disturbed by the harmful environmental effects of plastic created by humans. To learn about plastic, how to solve the plastic-pollution problem and pr...

  • The Change of Tide

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    In April 2019, together with Chilean outdoor clothing brand Haka Honu, we toured the waters and lands of western Patagonia. We were in the latitudes that previously belonged to the indigenous Chonos people, a magical land full of surprises. Haka Honu and their pro surfers went in search of waves ...

  • Out of Plastic

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    Out of Plastic is a documentary that explores the obscure depths of plastics in the Mediterranean Sea. The film is set in the Balearic Islands, and offers a moment to reflect on the profound presence of plastic in our lives and in our environment. The film also offers sweeping landscapes and myst...

  • Message On A Bottle

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    Message On A Bottle is a film by director Eelke Dekker that features Merijn Tinga, who is better known as The Plastic Soup Surfer. Tinga wants to be the first surfer to cross the North Seat on a ‘kitefoil-board’ - covering a distance of 180 kilometres, from the Netherlands to England, all to rais...

  • Big Litter Ocean

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    Plastic Oceans International proudly and inappropriately presents a new short film from Director Sara Newton, offering a satirical, sordid and bold story that explores the under-current topic we love to hate: Plastics! In a world that seems to be falling apart, one woman unknowingly adopts an oce...

  • Sydney Harbour: Above and Below

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    In partnership with Plastic Oceans International, TOMRA presents a short film about Australia’s iconic Sydney Harbour. It’s a beautiful location, but beneath the surface it’s a different story! 70% of all debris sinks to the ocean floor and 2/3 of pollution into the Sydney Harbour comes from stor...

  • S.T.O.P.
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    S.T.O.P. (Stop the Ocean Pollution) is a stop-motion film from Oscar-nominated and award winning Russian animator, Daria Kashcheeva. What role can you play in helping to solve the plastic pollution crisis? This short film very creatively shows us what our daily lives would look like if we lived i...

  • Against the Current

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    Against the Current is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the journey of South African endurance swimmer Sarah Ferguson, as she attempts to become the first person ever to swim around Easter Island (Rapa Nui) non-stop. It tells the story of a global team united, not only in trying to ma...

  • Sea Change
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    Sea Change

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    Please enjoy Sea Change, a short documentary about one man’s mindfulness in the pursuit of truth and the perfect wave, detailing his approach to the environment and surfing, and his passion for both. Filmed on location South Africa’s Kwa-Zulu Natal region, and in the bustling city of Durban, Sea ...

  • Our Plastic Beach

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    Our Plastic Beach is a narrative short film that follows a young girl and her Gran tackling plastic waste on their local beach together. After an unfortunate turn, a new level of relationship is found between mother and daughter. Director Chris Thomas is an award-winning filmmaker from London, kn...

  • The Swimmer

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    This short film tells the story of Walter Strohmeyer, who for almost all of his 90 years has been swimming in the waters off Long Island, New York. An honest and at times heartfelt story about the power of ritual and of the Ocean’s ability to rejuvenate us. Directed by Blaise Hayward.