British Science Week 2018 #PassOnPlastic

FREE Dorset Screenings of A Plastic Ocean adventure-documentary film

In support of British Science Week Plastic Tide Citizen Science campaignBournemouth UniversitySUBU & Park Cafes are pleased to announce free entry film screenings of the award winning adventure-documentary film A Plastic Ocean.

These screenings will take place across the Bournemouth & Poole conurbation (and beyond) from March 9-18th during British Science Week

a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages

Free Entry all events are Open to the Public.

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For Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre (March 10th) booking is Essential call 01202 452618

March 9th
5.30 pm film start 6pm
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Poole evening Facebook/ Evensi Register on Eventbrite
(Recommended)
March 10th
12.30 film starts 1 pm
Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre, Bournemouth
BH6 4EN
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(Essential)
March 12th
evening
Swanage, Purbeck Facebook/ Evensi Register / Booking
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March 13th
6.30pm film start 7 pm
Corfe Mullen Baptist Church, East Dorset BH21 3EY Facebook/ Evensi Register on Eventbrite
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March 14th
evening
Carter School, Hamworthy, Poole
BH15 4BQ
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March 16th
6.30pm film start 7pm

 

Queens Park Pavilion, Bournemouth
BH8 9BY
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The Film & Screening

A Plastic Ocean brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We thought we could use plastic and throw it away with negligible impact to humans and animals. That turns out to be untrue. The result will astound viewers–just as it did the adventurers–who captured never-before-seen images of marine life, plastic pollution, and its ultimate consequences for human health.

It is estimated that 8 million tonnes of plastic waste enter the seas every year and it’s accumulating. Large pieces of plastic break-up into smaller pieces called micro-plastic which enter the food-chain. Discarded ‘Ghost’ fishing nets drift through oceans snaring everything in their path. Disposable wrap, bottles and packaging used on average for just 12 minutes will last a lifetime, even longer, littering the seabed, surface & coast.

More than just a movie this event forms part of a global wave of change, bringing together like-minded people from across society with an interest in sustainability. After the film the audience are invited to participate in a discussion about the issues raised. The foyer area will have sponsor stalls, local campaign groups and businesses showcasing the excellent work being done in the region.

Read a review of our previous Ecotainment! Presents… Plastic Ocean event in Wimborne

ACCESSIBILITY

Venues are accessible to Wheelchairs
Film will be shown with English Subtitles

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A Plastic Ocean with Special Guests in Wimborne May 5th 2017