While the world continues to over consume and over pollute the environment, the warning signs of reprisal to our disgraceful wasteful nature are becoming more and more prevalent. The ocean, possibly the most important ecosystem on the planet, has been relentlessly treated like a toilet for over a century and Karina Holden’s Blue takes aim at one of our most horrendous habits – ruining the water.
Synopsis: BLUE is a film about how the oceans are broken. Half of all marine life has been lost in the last 40 years. And by 2050 there will be more plastic in the sea than fish. Featuring passionate advocates for ocean preservation, the film tackles themes of habitat destruction, species loss and pollution. Filmed in the seas surrounding Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines and the USA, BLUE looks at how the very nature of the ocean is being altered.
BLUE is screening as a part of the 2017 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL which runs AUG 3 – 20.