STRAWS FILM NEWS!

 
1,000s of L.A. students will see STRAWS this April & May Free with guest speakers.

1,000s of L.A. students will see STRAWS this April & May Free with guest speakers.

IMPACT CAMPAIGN BRINGS 50 Free STRAWS Screenings to L.A. Schools

APRIL 2019 - STRAWS, an award-winning documentary highlighting the devastating levels of plastic pollution in oceans launched its School Screenings Impact Campaign with 50 Los Angeles area schools April 11th 2019. The screenings with Speakers were 100% funded by donors and family foundations.

Christine Figgener in who filmed the infamous turtle with straw in nose video.

Christine Figgener in who filmed the infamous turtle with straw in nose video.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW CHRIS FIGGENER

APRIL 2019 - STRAWS Producer/Director Linda Booker recently caught up with Chris Figgener, marine conservation biologist to ask about the impact of viral sea turtle & straw YouTube video; TIME Magazine's recognition and her hopes for the future.  

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ANNOUNCING NEW STEM/STEAM/NGSS Lesson Plans with Edu Use License

APRIL 2019 - STRAWS now has Next Generation Science Standards congruent and STEM/STEAM "Action Lesson Plans" FREE with Educational Use License from VIDEO PROJECT.

STRAWS IN the News & Reviews

STRAWS is getting spotlights in the media since its April 2017 debut. Media Contact: strawsfilm(at)gmail.com

Photo from STRAWS By the Brook Productions

Photo from STRAWS By the Brook Productions

ABC7: VIRAL SEA TURTLE VIDEO FUELS CAMPAIGN AGAINST PLASTIC STRAWS

In this KGO-TV ABC7 News Story Jackie Nunez talks about The Last Plastic Straw campaign and STRAWS Director Linda Booker comments about straws in our environment and the wave of plastic straw campaigns happening globally.

WATCH HERE

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WGN-TV CHICAGO: 8/17/17 should you give straws the final straw?

Director Linda Booker: “That straw that gets thrown away in Chicago could travel downstream into a watershed in the Mississippi River and end up in the ocean."

PHOTO BY IN PICTURES LTD., CORBIS/GETTY

PHOTO BY IN PICTURES LTD., CORBIS/GETTY

NATGEO: Straw Wars: The Fight to Rid the Oceans of Discarded Plastic

By Laura Parker APRIL 12, 2017

nationalgeographic.com: "Linda Booker, a North Carolina filmmaker, whose documentary, Straws,is making the rounds of the spring film festival circuit in the United States...

 

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URBANMEISTERS.COM FILMMAKER LINDA BOOKER OF STRAWS ON OCEAN PLASTIC

Making a sea of change, one straw at a time, here is Linda Booker in conversation with UrbanMeisters on the inspiration behind Straws film, its consequent impact, her future endeavours and more.

STRAWS at Newport Beach Film Festival

STRAWS at Newport Beach Film Festival

“STRAWS” | #NBFF 2017 Official Selection

THE SILVER SCREEN ANALYSIS Says STRAWS is "a perfect blend of educational and entertaining...you are left wanting more"; "...to the point writing and crisp direction. “STRAWS” is a documentary we all should watch because its topic is one that relates to all of us."

 

BOOKLIST ONLINE REVIEW OF STRAWS

This inspiring program raises important environmental issues and reinforces the positive effects of grassroots advocacy.
— www.booklistonline.com

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