For Individuals, Organizations, Corporations, Governments, Grass Roots Screenings
ORGANIZE A COMMUNITY OR COLLEGE SCREENING
Book a screening of STRAWS in your community to:
- Bring people together to start a movement about ending plastic straw use
- Start a conversation about single use plastics
- Raise visibility and money for your organization
- Inspire people to get involved and make a difference
Please allow 6-8 weeks between your purchase and your screening date. This will allow time to ensure your event is well-planned and promoted.COMMUNITY SCREENING FAQ >
SPEAKER AVAILABLELinda Booker, the activated filmmaker who produced and directed STRAWS, may be available to attend your event and inspire your community. Depending on your location, experts in the film may also be available.
Contact us for Speaker Info>SCREENING TOOLKIT
We'll provide you with all the tools you need for a successful, fun, well-publicized event. When you book your screening we'll send you an event planning guide and checklist, a customizable poster, an event announcement for media, photos, and more!
Preview link available upon request. Contact support@videoproject for more information
STRAWS is a powerful documentary about plastic straws and other forms of plastic pollution that inundate our waterways and oceans. The film illustrates how individuals, groups, and businesses around the globe are reducing plastic straw use through education, collaboration, policy development and utilization of non-plastic alternatives. With colorful opening animation narrated by Oscar winner Tim Robbins, STRAWS is entertaining as well as educational.
STRAWS inspires action and empowers individuals to be part of the solution. Film screenings that are followed by panel discussions or a filmmaker presentation can spark a movement in YOUR community!
Join the STRAWS Impact Campaign today by booking a community screening!
Together we can encourage people, businesses, and policy makers across America and the world to quit using unnecessary, damaging plastic straws.
"My goal for this documentary is to make people think about how small habits can add up to huge impact. Removing plastic straws is a tangible, simple change people and businesses can do that can truly help make a difference.
Reviews & Awards"A fantastic dive into the absurdity of plastic straws. With an opening
sequence narrated by PPC supporter and actor Tim Robbins and interviews
with PPC allies Wallace J Nichols and Jackie Nunez the film is both an
educational resource and a call to action."
-Dianna Cohen, co-founder and CEO, Plastic Pollution Coalition
"I highly recommend STRAWS as an educational and entertaining film about plastic pollution. It's brisk and engaging storytelling uses humor, fairness, and heart to inspire plastic use changes we all can do...especially no plastic straws!"
-Ed Begley Jr, actor and environmentalist
"Emphasizes how plastic detritus pollutes not only the land but also the ocean as it makes its way into the food cycle of avian and sea creatures...The message of plastic straw damage is stressed...Emphasizes the need to curtail the habit of using this non-essential plastic utensil by educating the public and purveyors of its danger."
"Thought-provoking...This inspiring program raises important
environmental issues and reinforces the positive effects of grassroots
"Director Booker keeps the tone light, avoiding too much trash talk.
Most teen and adult viewers should be able to relate to this
- Library Journal
me straight from the beginning...easy and fun for my high school
students to follow too. Just the right amount of factual information and
tug on the heart strings to really help me think about this global
issue of plastic in our world today."
-Sarah Francis, Science Instructor, Ursuline Academy of Dallas
"RECOMMENDED. An effective approach to an ecological horror."
"The film's message is clear: Avoid plastic packaging, especially straws, whenever possible."
[students] real life examples of the harm many of these 'disposables'
are causing our environment. It also showed the students what each
individual CAN do to help!"
-Pati Davis, Eastbluff Elementary
was clearly and fairly presented, and spoke for itself...Many
[students] went home and told their parents and siblings to stop using
plastic disposable straws immediately!"
-Hillary Kasbarian, Ursuline Academy of Dallas
"Inspiring story of how it's possible to make a sea of change, one straw at a time."
-Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival
film is enlightening, inspiring, and entertaining. I now feel compelled
to talk to some locally owned restaurants about their plastic straw
-Heather Stapleton, CIP, Education Director, Environmental Learning Center
Spirit of Action Award, Santa Cruz Film Festival
Outstanding Achievement Award in Environmental Film, Cayman International Film Festival
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
Barcelona International Environmental Film Festival
Sonoma International Film Festival
Newport Beach Film Festival
Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival
Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival
South Bay Film + Music Festival
Cayman International Film Festival
Illuminate Film Festival
Earth x Film
Borneo Eco Film Festival
Cinemambiente Environmental Film Festival
Borneo Eco Film Festival
Chagrin Documentary Film Festival
Santa Cruz Film Festival
Devour Food & Film Festival
Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival
Awareness Film Festival
Bahamas International Film Festival