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Throw Away Culture

Winner of Sylvia Earle's Ocean Film Challenge, THROW AWAY CULTURE screened at various festivals including the International Wildlife Film Festival, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital, and Moving Waters Film Festival.

Plastic is all around us. From packaging for our food to synthetic fabric for our clothes, plastic has become an inescapable reality. A significant portion of this plastic winds up in the ocean, where it not only threatens marine life, but human health too. When did we become so addicted to plastic? And what can we do to break our addiction?

  • Nikki Dodd
  • Rory Moon
  • Rosalind Lilly
    Key Cast
  • Nikki Dodd
  • Rory Moon
  • Ben Zucker
  • Steevy X.
  • Amy Zhang
    Production Assistant
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 21, 2018
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • International Wildlife Film Festival
    Missoula, Montana
    United States
  • Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
    United States
  • Moving Waters Film Festival
  • AudFest: Audience Awards Film Festival
    LA, California
    United States
Director Biography - Nikki Dodd, Rory Moon

Nikki Dodd is a filmmaker, camera person and producer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her passion is for documentaries that deepen our understanding of nature and people in today’s global, interconnected world.

Rory Moon is a cinematographer by trade, but his true passion is exploring stories about nature and people, and how humans can heal our disconnection from the Earth's natural systems and each other. He's currently living in Indonesia and filming orangutans.

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