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Under the looming shadow of ecological breakdown, a young aspiring filmmaker goes in search of a surprising super-solution that can help build a better future for humans and the planet. Join her and the crew on an epic visual journey aboard the good ship Gleaner through Britain's rugged coastline, as they discover the power of Kelp to regenerate our coasts, empower communities and even replace plastics...
"KELP! is an amazing new film documenting the super powers of kelp. From wild kelp forest teeming with life to sustainable businesses harnessing the power of kelp, this inspiring documentary provides hope and inspiration as we tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis, and empower local coastal communities.”
Hugo Tagholm CEO
Surfers Against Sewage
"I have no words... just wow! I felt my mind shifting while watching it. I'm definitely going home with a new perspective. Thank you."
"Somehow you made a film about Kelp feel uplifting, inspiring and motivating. Loved it!"
"Beautiful but also educational. I definitely felt a glimmer of hope in this very mad world."
"The most uplifting thing I've seen on screen in over 20 years."
Find out more about the incredible kelpers featured in our film
Tim Van Berkel is trialing Kelp farming on the Cornish coastline. His farm is the subject of a host of research studies exploring kelp's amazing potential! He is also co-founder of the Cornish Seaweed Company who make seasonings and lotions from foraged seaweed.
past screenings and events
11th Nov. 2023 porthtowan ocean film festival
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26th Nov. Barn theatre, seaford. KELP! and an audience with sussex seabed restoration project. Tickets sold out.
More coming soon!
Want to get in touch with anyone from the KELP! film team? Here we are!
This film has been supported by Consano Earth, a new non-profit organisation supporting environmentally conscious content and charities