ICYMI Film: ‘Bag It’

Published 12:00 am Sunday, September 22, 2013

Release Date: Premiered in 2010
Rated: Not rated

Suitable for: People of any age interested in protecting the environment and their own health
What you should know: In his informative and often funny way, “everyman” Jeb Berrier explores the complexities of plastic in our economy and ecology.
It starts with the plastic bags that skitter across our landscape — hence, “Bag It” — and goes on to investigate the impact of plastics on everything from the oceans to our bodies.
Prepare to think twice about single-use disposables and wonder how we can kick this habit of convenience.
FYI: More than 1,000 festivals, nonprofits, theaters, churches and community organizations have hosted screenings of “Bag It.”
Length: 79 minutes

Studio: Docurama
Available: At East Rowan Branch of Rowan Public Library
To learn more: Go to bagitmovie.com.
In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) Film is an occasional feature about movies still worth seeing if you missed their original release.
— Elizabeth Cook