Watermark

Watermark

Streaming Video - 2013
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Watermark is the arresting new film from multiple award-winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, and renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky. Shot in ultra-high-definition video and full of soaring aerial perspectives, this film 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. "An immersive version of {Burtynsky's} ravishing photographs: thrilling, terrifying and enraging all at once." Simon Houpt, THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Publisher: [United States]: Mongrel Media , 2013.
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 91 min.)) :,sd., col.
video file, rda
digital, rda

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Apr 30, 2016

A very elegant and enlightening film with some stunning shots. Most of the narration is rather poor, and there is a brief scene with Burtynsky looking at images and talking about himself, which was the worst part of the film. Among the extras there was only a 'study guide' (which I didn't look at), but lacked, unfortunately, an image gallery. Those who wrote the subtitles do not know the difference between square kilometers and kilometers squared.

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ktnvd
Sep 14, 2014

Powerful film. Burtynsky’s five-year exploration dedicated to the subject of water is just the tip of the iceberg of the changes happening in the world today. It's not as powerful as the film 'Manufactured Landscapes'; it is a good example of depletion of our life sustaining resource.

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2kids
Mar 01, 2014

See the trailer for this...WATERMARK Trailer | New Release 2013 | Festival 2013

http://youtu.be/QpvarPeJpkM

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