Selfish: An Animated Short Explores the Tragic Impacts of Plastic Pollution

The short film “Selfish” by Canadian animator PoChien Chen highlights the impacts of plastic pollution in the environment. The film depicts a chef picking laundry detergent from a pile of fish, making dishes made of waste material, and then serving them to a trio of aquatic animals. It then goes into a series of facts and figures about the current state of our oceans and the effects of pollution on wildlife. Since we have been learning a lot about getting powerful messages across in animated, I think this video is very relevant to our class discussions.

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