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A Plastic Ocean

Presented with Surfrider Foundation Eastern Long Island Chapter

Saturday, September 23 | 7 PM | $10 ($5 Under 18 | Volunteers Free)

2016 | Documentary | 102 min.

Scientists Solving a Jigsaw Puzzle…Gyre by Gyre

If it was happening in one gyre, they suspected it was happening in all of them. But the filmmakers needed experts to prove it.

Scientists were brought in at each stage to analyze the findings from one part of the story to add their data to the overall report on the five gyres.

In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre our researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafoods fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us.

 

This program has been made possible, in part, thanks to the generosity of Dorothy and Michael Reilly.

Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Website:
http://www.southamptonartscenter.org

HALSBAND PORTRAITS

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This survey of portraiture by the renowned American photographer Michael Halsband will span over four decades of the artist’s work, including the iconic photographs from the 1985 Warhol/Basquiat with Boxing Gloves series and 35mm film of The Rolling Stones live performance during their Tattoo You tour.

Holiday Classics Film Series: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

07:00 pm, Friday Nov 24

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