“The Story of Plastic” – a new documentary

A new film has been put together charting the ‘story of plastic’ – much of which has already been told, but much of which hasn’t.

The Quarz website looks at the startling images and very clear messages:

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A documentary that will never let you see plastic the same way again

It’s hard to choose which scene in The Story of Plastic most sent a chill down my spine, so startling is the hour and a half-long documentary. But if forced, I’d say it’s the drone footage from Indonesia. Piles of plastic blanket the landscape, stretching unfathomable distances. As the drone camera zooms in, we see small moving shapes amid the glittering piles. It zooms closer: They are people, wading through the piles, picking up plastic trash.

A documentary that will never let you see plastic the same way again

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Here’s the trailer:

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The Story of Plastic Teaser

storyofplastic.org

 

   
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