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.

  • DirectorAngela Sun
  • Starring Angela Sun
  • Runtime 57 min
  • StudioVirgil Films & Entertainment
  • QualityHD

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Reviews about Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Nancy Lang Stokes
Very informative!

I had no idea how much damage is done by plastics.

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Margaret M.
such a good movie. I've showed this to my high school ...

such a good movie. I've showed this to my high school students for a couple years and they really enjoy it. Very impactful documentary.

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Amazon Customer
intelligent human being

Very Informative. Angela Sun comes off as just an average, curious, intelligent human being. She shows that one person can make a difference if they become passionate and motivated to bring the truth to light about an environmental issue. Motivates viewers to make a change.

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Rachel
Great environmental movie!

I love this movie! Tells how we can start making changes and is eye opening... And pretty gross

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
ace moonbeam
This is a good popular introduction to the problem

Scientists have been warning about the "plastisphere" developing on our planet. This is a good popular introduction to the problem.

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Amanda Boldreghini
A must watch!

Everyone should watch this such an important topic!

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
EileenJ
Please watch & share with your kids!

Excellent documentary if you care about our planet. This needs to be shown to every young person!! I learned somethings I didn't even know & I'm so glad for this. Please, please watch.

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
SeaMike
Five Stars

Everyone should watch this.... especially kids, because it will effect them more later than now.

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