¿No te gustaría estar viviendo la pandemia en una hermosa isla aislada en este momento? Lo que he aprendido es que, a pesar de que es agradable a corto plazo, la vida en la isla generalmente no es tan buena como su alto costo de vida debido a la dependencia de las importaciones y la baja calidad de los servicios, como la atención médica y los servicios educativos. Y no voy a comenzar con el impacto que el cambio climático y las parcelas de basura plástica están teniendo en estos ambientes prístinos.
Our Award-Winning Documentary Debuts on Monday, May 25
Stories of Native Rapa Nui Portray Intergenerational Efforts to Preserve Easter Island’s Culture and Environment in the Face of Rapid Modernization and Globalization
(San Francisco, CA) Monday, April, 20, 2020 — More than just a picture-perfect postcard of iconic stone statues, Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, is a microcosm of a planet in flux. Directed by native Rapa Nui filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu, the poignant new documentary Eating Up Easter explores the challenges his people are facing, and the intergenerational fight to preserve their culture and a beloved environment against a backdrop of a modernizing society and a booming tourism trade.
Sara Newton is a force of nature. She has travelled the world and has had a career track that most wouldn’t believe. She is the writer, director, and producer of Big Litter Ocean, a mockumentary that takes a satirical and dry-witted look at the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans. Plastic Oceans International is proud to present this short film that reminds us all to not take ourselves too seriously and to do our best to #begood. We had a chance to talk with her recently about all things Sara Newton and this is the result:
EARTH’S EKKO, PLASTIC OCEANS’ NEW EDUCATIONAL KID’S FILM, EMPOWERS CHILDREN TO SOLVE PLASTIC POLLUTION
Educator and Parent Tool to Engage, Educate and Inspire Children
EarthsEkko.com Kids Website
October 2, 2019 – MALIBU, Calif., U.S. – Plastic Oceans International, a nonprofit organization working to end global plastic pollution, today announced the release of its new kid’s film, Earth’s Ekko, a 20-minute educational tool created for educators and parents to engage, inspire and teach children, ages 10 and younger, to be part of the solution to the global plastic pollution problem.
A corresponding Earth’s Ekko Education Guide will also be available.
Film will broadcast on TV show, Independent Lens
September 5, 2019 – MALIBU, Calif., U.S. – Plastic Oceans International, a nonprofit organization working to end global plastic pollution, today announced that PBS will air its film, Eating Up Easter, on the television show, Independent Lens, May 25, 2020.
Bruce Buttery has worked in the realm of independent film since 1998. He has been a cameraman, designer, editor, producer and director of photography. He’s worked on dozens of projects, including as the director and creative force behind the short film Sea Change, which is a beautifully shot documentary that chronicles South African surfer, entrepreneur and eco-warrior, John McCarthy, and his realization that his passion for surfing was not sustainable for the ocean he feels a deep connection to.
Two-minute short film serves as a reminder of why ocean conservation is significant
August 16, 2019 – MALIBU, Calif., U.S. – Plastic Oceans International, a nonprofit organization working to end global plastic pollution, today announced it welcomes The Swimmer as the latest addition to its growing roster of films.
John McCarthy is a renaissance man. He is a surfer, author, freediver, adventure guide, innovator, educator and entrepreneur. He is also the subject of the beautifully shot documentary, Sea Change, from director Bruce Buttery, which Plastic Oceans International is pleased to have added to our roster of films – which can be viewed for free HERE.
2 de agosto de 2019 – MALIBU, California, EE. UU. – Plastic Oceans International, la organización sin fines de lucro que trabaja para terminar con la contaminación por plástico global, anunció hoy que la película documental, Eating Up Easter, presentada por Plastic Oceans; producida y dirigida por Sergio M. Rapu; producida y escrita por Elena Rapu; junto a Kartemquin Films y Pacific Islanders in Communications, ganaron el premio al Mejor Pelicula de Sostenibilidad del Festival de Cine de Surf de Portugal.