Must Watch Documentaries


works with members and allies to create documentaries that tackle the plastic pollution crisis and reveal the true cost of plastic. From hard hitting revelations to inspiring stories, these will surely give you a more holistic understanding of the urgent problem we’re facing.

Whether you’re researching, wanting to learn about plastic pollution, or just looking for something to watch, these documentaries are definitely a must.

The Story of Plastic

Produced by: Pale Blue Dot Media in association with React To Film.
Members Involved: The Story of Stuff, Peak Plastic Foundation
Regional Focus: Global

The Story of Plastic is an Emmy Award winning documentary that uncovers the ugly truth behind plastic pollution and the false solution of plastic recycling. Different from every other plastic documentary you’ve seen, The Story of Plastic presents a cohesive timeline of how we got to our current global plastic pollution crisis and how the oil and gas industry has successfully manipulated the narrative around it. This film introduces audiences to the heroes and the villains behind one of the world’s most pressing environmental issues, from the extraction of fossil fuels to plastic disposal and the global resistance fighting back.