The Scotiabank Big Picture Program: Atlantic w/Straws
Every year Devour! invites students from regional schools to come to the Al Whittle Theatre to appreciate the cultural experience of attending a film festival and seeing important films related to health and community as part of our Scotiabank Big Picture Program.
This richly shot Canadian doc explores coastal fishing communities in Newfoundland, Ireland and Norway as they wrestle with the effects of factory fishing fleets and deep water oil exploration.
Ireland/Canada/Norway, 2016, 80 minutes
Director Risteard Ó Domhnaill
Distributor Wreckhouse Productions
Half a billion unrecyclable plastic straws end up in landfills, streets and beaches, but there’s a sea of change happening one straw at a time.
USA, 2017, 30 minutes
Director Linda Booker