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Watermark / [directors, Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Burtynsky; produced by Nicholas De Pencier ; Sixth Wave Productions presents].

Baichwal, Jennifer, (film director.). Burtynsky, Edward, 1955- (film director,, screenwriter.). De Pencier, Nick, (film producer,, director of photography.). Tielli, Martin, (musician.). Schlimme, Roland, (film editor,, musician.). Sixth Wave Productions, (production company.). Mongrel Media, (distribution company.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library DVD 304.2 WAT 000156128 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequence ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Canada] : Sixth Wave Productions, [2014]
  • Distributor: [Toronto, Ontario] : Mongrel Media, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from screen.
Originally produced and related in 2013.
DVD includes a study guide in PDF format.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Nicholas De Pencier; editor, Roland Schlimme; writer, Jennifer Bachwal; original music, Martin Tielli, Roland Schlimme.
Participant or Performer Note:
Edward Burtynsky, Inocencia González Sainz, Marcus Schubert, Bill Nance, Rafikul Islam Sarkar, Oscar Dennis, Lin Jianqing, Huang Aiyun, Jorgen Pedder Steffensen, Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Zhou Shaowu, Polly Hankins, Bai Yunfei, Luo Zhengliang, Maharaja Sri Madvacharyaji, Gerhard Steidl.
Summary, etc.:
Brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water: how we are drawn to it, what we learn from it, how we use it and the consequences of that use. We see massive floating abalone farms off China's Fujian coast and the construction site of the biggest arch dam in the world-- the Xiluodu, six times the size of the Hoover Dam. We visit the barren desert delta where the mighty Colorado River no longer reaches the ocean, and the water-intensive leather tanneries of Dhaka. We witness how humans are drawn to water, from the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach to the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, where thirty million people gather for a sacred bath in the Ganges at the same time. We speak with scientists who drill ice cores two kilometers deep into the Greenland Ice Sheet, and roam the sublime pristine watersheds of Northern British Columbia.
System Details Note:
DVD; Widescreen; Dolby Digital audio 5.1.
Language Note:
English, Mandarin, Bengali, Hindi, Spanish with English subtitles for the non-English dialogue; or, French voiceover soundtrack with some French subtitles.
Subject: Water use.
Water > Social aspects.
Water and civilization.
Human ecology.
Genre: Documentary films.
Environmental films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.