Plasticized

Unclassified 18+
Michael J. Lutman, 48 mins, Australia, 2011, Digital Betacam. Source: Lutman Films. Courtesy: 5 Gyres Institute.

Plasticized
Plasticized
Plasticized follows the 5 Gyres Institute as they embark on the first scientific expedition to explore plastic pollution across the South Atlantic Ocean.

This remarkable film is an eye-opening look at one of the Institute's global missions - studying the effects and scale of plastic pollution around the world.

The film reveals the insidious reach of single-use plastics in an already fragile oceanic ecosystem, whilst confronting the price of convenience in the uncertain future of our environment. A Q&A session with filmmaker and Melbourne-based editor Michael J. Lutman will follow the screening.

Plasticized screens with Waste Earth, a five minute animation on consumerism by Cassia Itamoto.

Dates  

Thu 26 Apr 2012, 8pm + Q&A

Location   ACMI Cinemas
Admission   Full $10 Concession/ACMI Member $8
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