PLASTIC GARBAGE-SCOURGE OF THE SEAS

 

Award winning filmmaker Giacomo Mantovani talks about the serious issue of the massive amount of plastic waste in the environment. The problem is that plastic is made to last, and indeed it lasted for a very long time. Plastic breaks into many tiny pieces, but it never disappears completely from the oceans.

 

MOMO Mobile Motion Film Festival based in Zurick celebrates low budget iPhone movie making.  Now you may think wow what does that look like? But surprisingly because of the limited tools and equipment available with an iPhone the focus lies heavily on the story telling and ingenuity. One of the winners of last years short documentaries is a film on plastic debris by Giacomo Mantovani from the UK. Mantovani delivers a calm but passionate plea to humanity to lend a hand, as individuals, while we wait patiently for world leaders and government organizations to figure out a global plan.