We are a positive storyteller. Through our activities we inform about and let people experience firsthand the magnitude of plastic pollution to create true ‘Ocean Ambassadors’.
Imagery helps us spreading the message to the rest of the world. This is why we strive to create (short) documentaries about our sailing expeditions for cleaner oceans. Check out our collection to the right and upcoming screenings at locations near you below. We look forward to meeting you at one of our events!
August 2016 we organized our first sailing expedition for cleaner oceans, ‘Up to Norway‘. Photographer and filmmaker Anouk van de Beek made a documentary (30 mins) in which we take the viewer on a journey into plastic pollution based on our journey, supported by footage from the expedition.
May 2017 we sailed to Scotland to expand our field of research and increase our outreach. Two Scottish filmmakers both joined part of the expedition and are currently conducting interviews to gain insight in plastic pollution and education in Scotland. To be continued..
March 2018 we were invited to visit the World Ocean Summit for the second time. After having made short videos in 2017 we decided to make a documentary on the people at the conference and the things that happen at such an exclusive event. sailed to Scotland to expand our field of research and increase our outreach. Behind the screens one of the best filmmakers we know is working hard to complete the film. Please check out the trailer below. To be continued..
More screenings coming soon!
Independent platform for inspiration, innovation and creation in the city. Our short doc will be screened in the studio, followed by an interactive ”What-Can-I-Do?”-session with Dr. Nanne van Hoytema.
Date: 19-10-2017 – 8-10pm
Location: Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam
At colorful beachclub Rapa Nui you can enjoy the setting sun, funky music, good food and now our short doc as well in an outdoor screening.
Location: Beachclub Rapa Nui, Zandvoort
Within the clean water campaign of the Water Board of ‘Hollands Noorderkwartier’, our short doc is shown at the beautiful theater in Hoorn.
Location: Cinema Oostereiland, Hoorn
Sea First foundation organizes this important three-day event, centered around the oceans, the climate and our health.
Date: 9-9-2017 – 1.45pm
Location: Maaspoort Sport & Events, ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Omniversum is a wide-screen film theater in The Hague that shows spectacular films on a giant domed screen. Enjoy our short doc, a special screening of ‘Under the Sea’ and a drink together with our team!
Date: 7-9-2017 / 5.30-8pm
Location: Omniversum, The Hague
After Plastic Soup Surfer Merijn Tinga has returned home from his 28 days of supping the river Rhine, our short doc will be screened outdoors in the beautiful inner city of Leiden.
Date: 2-7-2017 – 1.30pm
Location: Stadhuisplein, Leiden
Once a year Surfana Festival takes place in the Dutch national park of the Kennemerduinen. Surf minded people from all around the world come together to feel a unique blend of music, clinics, food, arts and love.
One of the youngest movie theaters of the Netherlands, in the city where By the Ocean we Unite was born: Almere.
Date: 17-6-2017 / 10.15am
Location: Het Nieuwe Filmhuis, Almere
Karavaan presents and develops extraordinary theater on location. Every year they organize the stage arts festival of the province of North-Holland: Karavaan Festival.
Date: 25-5 till 5-6-2017
Location: Karavaan Festival, Alkmaar
At Sweden’s National Museum of Science and Technology, you can explore and discover how everything fits together. A journey from the infancy of industry to grand visions for the future.
Date: 12-4-2017 / 5,30-7.30pm
Location: Tekniska Museet, Stockholm (Sweden)
De Ceuvel is an award-winning, sustainable planned workplace for creative and social enterprises on a former shipyard in Amsterdam North.
Date: 7-4-2017 / 7-10pm
Location: De Ceuvel, Amsterdam
Jeroen de Wit, a young and talented Dutch filmmaker, made an award-winning short doc (11 mins) about plastic pollution. For the film he joined one of our Mini Expeditions on the Wadden Sea. It is in Dutch, but English subtitles follow soon.
”Hi, my name is Jeroen, I am a student with a passion for video. After I started noticing the enormous amounts of plastics on the road from my home to school, I wanted to do something about it. Through the combination of my filming hobby and the urge to contribute to a cleaner world I made this short documentary.”