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"JEEDARA" - the Film - USA Premier

Join us this World Oceans Day for the exclusive USA Premiere screening of "Jeedara the Film" documenting our fight to keep oil giants out of the Great Australian Bight.

jeedarathefilm.org

In 2010 BP was responsible for the worlds largest oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico. Over several months, the rig spewed nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the ocean, killing millions of animals and destroying the surrounding environment.

Less than a year later, the Australian Government signed papers allowing BP to come to Australia and drill in deeper and rougher seas.

In 2016 The Great Australian Bight Alliance announced the launch of 'Operation Jeedara' - a campaign that would see the 'Steve Irwin' sail into the heart of the Great Australian Bight to document the beauty of the region in order to showcase what we would all stand to lose if we let BP drill there.

This film is the story of the campaign, that showcases one of the last big marine wilderness areas on Earth, Nature on a grand scale, and one of the big environmental wins of 2016.

Guaranteed to be a visual feast, see trailer here -> jeedarathefilm.org

Featuring Special Guest Speakers:

- Captain Wyanda Lublink - Captain M/Y Steve Irwin

- Jeff Hansen, Managing Director of Sea Shepherd Australia / Operation Jeedara Campaign Leader.

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Organizer

Organizer Name
Jeff Hansen
Organizer Email
jeff@seashepherd.org.au
Organization Name
Sea Shepherd Australia
Organization Type
Conservation Organization
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign

Other

As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
    Ocean & climate,Marine biodiversity,Ocean governance,Marine pollution
    Participate in a community cleanup,Pledge to eliminate or lower their use of single use plastic bags / bottles,Sign a global petition asking the cosmetics industry to eliminate its use of micro-plastics,Share their commitment on social media,Other
    Lobbying governments to change legislation to ban single use plastics
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic

Venue

Harmony Gold Cinema, 7655 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90046, United States
W. 7655 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90046 United States
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