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Screening: A Plastic Ocean

  • Roxie Theater 3117 16th Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

It's time for the San Francisco Green Film Festival! This year we at the International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF) are thrilled to co-host two screenings at the Green Film Fest, starting with A Plastic Ocean, showing at the Roxie Theater on Friday, April 21.

A Plastic Ocean, filmed over four years and 20 locations, takes us around our beautiful Blue Planet, exploring wildlife, plastic rivers, and communities that have to live among toxic plastic pollution.

Watch the trailer.

Follow filmmaker, ocean explorer, and journalist Craig Leeson around the globe and learn more about this enormous problem and how we can all be part of the solution.

Join us for a post-screening discussion with experts, including Carolynn Box, environmental programs director at 5 Gyres Institute; Sandra Curtis, director of innovative projects at Plastic Pollution Coalition; and David McGuire, founder of Shark Stewards.

About the filmmaker

Craig Leeson is an award-winning journalist, filmmaker, television presenter and public speaker. He is the founder of Leeson Media International and Ocean Vista Films and chairman of the I Shot Hong Kong Film Festival. He is also the Asia correspondent for the Seven Network and an international correspondent for global network Al Jazeera English. Craig has worked with major global broadcasters including the BBC, CNN, Bloomberg, PBS and Australia’s ABC. He began his documentary filmmaking career with the National Geographic Channel. Craig is also a qualified surf life saver, an advanced scuba diver and a private pilot.

Earlier Event: April 20
Earth Day Screening: Bad Tidings