March 26, 2015

Ocean Night: Plastic Paradise, Women and The Waves

Join the NEC, Humboldt Surfrider and Humboldt Baykeeper for our monthly film event focusing on the deep blue…

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 who shed light on the effects of our rabid plastic consumption and learns the problem is more insidious than we could have ever imagined.

A documentary surf film that explores the lives of female surfers who, have chosen to paddle head first into the male dominated sport of surfing and along the way found a place of their own.

Arcata Theatre Lounge
Thursday, April 2
doors 6:30 pm, films 7pm
all ages