Sunday, 6 November 2016

13 Nov (Sun): "Birth of a Marine Park" at the Singapore Eco Film Festival

FREE, all are welcome. View the award-winning "Birth of a Marine Park" about Singapore's first marine park at the Sisters Islands by Victor Tang.
And other short films about plastic pollution in the ocean. Discuss the issues afterwards with a panel of ocean advocates. Also lots of other activities for families in between films. Come! Bring your family and friends.

The Singapore Eco Film Festival (#SGEFF) is a celebration bringing together all the environmental organisations in Singapore, to ignite a public passion for protecting our environment in Singapore & Beyond!

IT'S FREE and SGEFF welcomes people of all ages, including families and children, elderly and persons of all abilities. However please note all films will be in English.

Full programme and tickets

13 Nov (Sun) 1pm - 4pm
Films featuring the Ocean: Session #8 - 96.5 Percent
FREE tickets here

One Plastic Beach
Richard Lang and Judith Selby lang collect plastic washing out of the Pacific Ocean. Each item is cleaned, categorised and stored before being selected for use in a work of art!

Birth of a Marine Park
Off the shores, away from the glittering skyline of the city, Singapore maintains one of the world's busiest shipping lanes. Yet its waters hide a little-known secret: a rich bio-habitat harbouring diverse marine life! By Victor Tang!

A Plastic Ocean
A Plastic Ocean (adventure documentary) brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. An international team of adventurers, researches, and ocean ambassadors go on a mission around the globe to uncover the shocking truth about what is truly lurking beneath the surface of our seemingly pristine ocean.


Sharon Kwok, WildAID
Sharon is an artist, actress and conservationist, and a naturalist at heart, As a fine arts artists, she taught arts as well as held her first exhibition at age 17. Today, Sharon completely devotes herself to conservation work. A director of WildAid and Mission Blue, she founded AquaMeridian Conservation and Education Foundation Hong Kong to contribute to the preservation of biodiversity in China and other parts of Asia

Ria Tan,

Ria is just an ordinary person who is passionate about Singapore's marine life. For the last 15 years, she has regularly surveyed Singapore's shores with a small team of volunteers. She blogs at wild shores of singapore, runs the wildsingapore website, and volunteers with the Naked Hermit Crabs and the Mega Marine Survey of Singapore. She started Team Seagrass and the Restore Ubin Mangroves (an initiative with the Friends of Ubin Network). She is currently working on new marine nature guidebooks for Singapore.

Christy Davis, World Vision
Christy is the head of the new Asia P3 Hub, a cross-sector incubator based in Singapore. Reinforcing the importance World Vision places on partnerships, the launch of the Asia P3 Hub in July 2016 is an exciting innovative venture which brings together business, government, academia and non-profit organizations to collectively generate innovative market-based solutions for development opportunities and problems. The initial focus area of the Asia P3 Hub will be the area of water.

Suru, Surusplanet
Suru is an 8 - year old on a mission to save the world! From 8 to 18, Suru will travel around the world for 10 years covering over 60 nations, and the most important natural wonders of the world. Using current digital technology, social media, school visits and events, Suru’s Planet will reach a global audience through our powerful cross-platform storytelling strategy, inspiring thousands of “Surus” to take action towards solving our global goals.

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