THE STORY OF PLASTIC
2019 | 89 min | USA
Directed by: Deia Schlosberg
Australian Premiere

From the makers of The Story of Stuff, The Story of Plastic is a seething exposé, uncovering the ugly truth behind the current global plastic pollution crisis, and a celebration of the global movement rising up in response. Revealing the urgent information global audiences need to know immediately, The Story of Plastic will not only change viewers’ lives but will fuel a worldwide engine of change. 

The Story of Plastic is a seething exposé, uncovering the ugly truth behind plastic pollution and the false solution of plastic recycling. 

Distinct from every other plastic documentary you’ve seen, The Story of Plastic presents a cohesive timeline of how we got to our current global plastic pollution crisis and how the oil and gas industry has successfully manipulated the narrative around it. 

This film introduces audiences to the heroes and the villains behind one of the world’s most pressing environmental issues, from the extraction of fossil fuels to plastic disposal and the global resistance fighting back.

Revealing the urgent information global audiences need to know immediately, through life-changing footage shot all over the world, The Story of Plastic will not only change viewers’ lives but will fuel a worldwide engine of change. 

*This film has been exempt from classification and is restricted to people over 15 years. People under 15 must be accompanied by an adult