The Tides that Bind is a short documentary that tells the story of Clint, a collector who dedicates his free time to tracking down messages in bottles cast out to sea and the authors who sent the messages adrift. People have been sending messages in bottles for hundreds of years, in search of everything from romance to scientific data. No matter the reason for sending, a message in a bottle can capture the imagination, and no one understands that more than Clint.
The Tides that Bind will tell the story of Clint, his passion for finding messages in bottles, and the meaningful connections he’s made along the way. The film will also explore the reasons why people send messages in bottles, and will highlight Clint's efforts to combat plastic polution. Most importantly, The Tides that Bind will attempt to capture the magic Clint experiences every time finds a message in a bottle, and the adventure that often follows.