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Plastic paradise : the great Pacific garbage patch

Author: Angela SunTanya Leal SotoWendy ShueyFrancisco AliwalasAPM Music,All authors
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Limited editionView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Environmental films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Sun; Tanya Leal Soto; Wendy Shuey; Francisco Aliwalas; APM Music,; Sunshine Films,; Plastic Paradise LLC,; Bullfrog Films,
ISBN: 9781941545249 1941545246
OCLC Number: 871260848
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Program content: ©2014.
"#PPGP2."
"Winner, San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival, Environment Award," "Winner, American Conservation Film Festival Broadcast Award 2013."
Credits: Lead editor, Wendy Shuey ; cinemtaography, Francisco Aliwalas ... [et al.] ; music by APM Music ... [et al.].
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby 2.0.
Other Titles: Great Pacific garbage patch
Responsibility: a film by Angela Sun ; a Plastic Paradise, LLC production ; Sunshine Films presents ; written & directed by Angela Sun ; producer, Tanya Leal Soto ; executive producer, Angela Sun.

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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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Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

(EMRO user published 2015-09-15 ) Very Good Permalink
Told from an accessible, first-person account, this documentary film pursues the question, “If plastic never deteriorates, where does it go?” Angela Sun, a journalist, television presenter, and sportscaster, talks to experts in various fields and makes many stops around the world to find the answer....
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