Set up a Film Festival

Film festival screening

Film is a great way to engage different audiences with the challenges of plastic pollution. If you are feeling ambitious, the charity BFI have put together a comprehensive guide for setting up a film festival in the UK.

There are 5 trillion fragments of plastic floating on the surface of our oceans.



  • Can reach new audiences
  • Opportunity to bring together your community
  • Could raise money for community plastic projects


  • Requires a lot of organisation and promotion
  • Might require hiring a venue

Making a difference

There are a growing number of films and documentaries about the environment, including many specifically around protecting our oceans and tackling plastic pollution to choose from!

There are hundreds of other ways to solve plastic pollution

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