Film Director Eelke Dekker followed The Plastic Soup Surfer on this expedition. He paddles on a standup paddle board down the Rhine, from it's pristine source in the mountains of Switzerland all the way down to the North Sea. A physical challenge that requires strength, willpower and perseverance.
Crucial to his mission is his surfboard made from plastic litter, a prototype design that is necessary to tell the plastic pollution story. But is proofs very hard to build. As the expedition unfolds the campaign is under pressure by the things he learns along the way.
The Plastic Soup Surfer meets specialists, helps in organised river cleanups on the embankments and visits waste water treatment plants and recycling installations.
The premiere was held in Pathe Buitenhof The Hague January 2018. Thereafter it was screened over 50 times in different venues. From the National Parliament Building to the UN Headquarters and National Geographic Channel to Heineken headquarters.