THE GRAND SWIM (Age rating tbc)

Director: Mike Coggan
Starring: Oly Rush, Chance Eaton
Documentary | Environment | UK | 2023 | 1 hour 17 mins

Documentary chronicling Oly Rush’s world record attempt to swim around Grand Cayman. Estimated to take 30 hours of continuous swimming – all in the name of raising awareness for plastic pollution. Directed by Mike Coggan and produced by Steve Garay, this joint production by Grizzly and The Biome Project represents the first feature length documentary produced by the pair. A year-and-a-half in the making and painstakingly filmed across Dorset, UK and the Cayman Islands, The Grand Swim presents the difficulties, dangers and dedication involved in attempting what no one else has attempted before.

Director Mike Coggan and Oly Rush himself will be joining us to take part in a Q&A after the screening.


Director Mike Coggan (left) and Oly Rush (right)

Mike Coggan
Founder of Grizzly and The Biome Project, Mike has a history of working all over the world with global brands as an award-winning director. Parallel to his corporate projects, he is also a documentary filmmaker with a keen interest in creative environmental content.

Oly Rush
Oly is a swimmer, ocean advocate and environmental campaigner. Spending all his time around the sea and along the coastline he has been increasingly aware of the huge issue that is plastic pollution. In recent years he has been aiming to raise awareness about plastic pollution through his passion, distance swimming. The swims have been growing year on year, each getting longer and harder but in doing so also reaching more people, creating the ripple effect needed to combat such a global issue.


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