Microplastics Madness: Free Outdoor Screening

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Join us for a free screening of Microplastic Madness: Part of the Festival for our Future family weekend!

Pack a picnic or grab a snack from one of the vegan food vendors at the Festival: Cultured Kitchen and RebelRox.

  • Deckchair seating will be provided on a first come first served basis. Don't forget to wrap up warm or put on some suncream if it's hot.

  • No need to sign up or buy tickets but there is limited space so get there in good time to get yourself a space.

Microplastics Madness (2019) 1hr, 16. U.

Microplastic Madness is an optimistic take on the local and global plastic pollution crisis as told through a refreshing urban youth point of view with an inspiring take action message.

Fifth graders from PS 15 in Red Hook, Brooklyn - a community on the frontline of Climate Change - spent 2 years investigating plastic pollution. Taking on the roles of citizen scientists, community leaders, and advocates, these 10-11 year olds collect local data, lead community outreach, and use their impressive data to inform policy, testifying and rallying at City Hall. They take the deep dive into the root causes of plastic pollution, bridging the connection between plastic, climate change, and environmental justice before turning their focus back to school. There they take action to rid their cafeteria of all single-use plastic, driving forward city-wide action and a scalable, youth-led plastic-free movement. 

When

24 Sep

Where

Big Screen, Millennium Square

Who for

Families

How Much

Free

Time

4:20-5:30pm




Director (s): Atsuko Quirk, Debby Lee Cohen

Cast: 5th grade students P.S. 15 K Red Hook, Brooklyn, Class of 2017-18

A Cafeteria Culture production.