Directed by Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky
92 min | 2013 | Canada | Rated PG
Screens in English and Mandarin, Bengali, Hindi, and Spanish with English subtitles.
**Post-film discussion details below
A feature documentary from multiple award-winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, and renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky, marking their second collaboration after Manufactured Landscapes in 2006. Watermark 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.
Winner: Rogers Best Canadian Film Award—2013 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards; Official Selection: 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, 2013 Vancouver International Film Festival
Post-film discussion details
Joan Degiorgio is the Northern Mountains Regional Director for The Nature Conservancy’s Utah chapter. She is responsible for identifying and managing projects that preserve sensitive landscapes and species. These areas include the Bear and Ogden/Weber rivers.
Dan McCool is the Director of the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program at the University of Utah. His research focuses on water resource development, public lands policy, voting rights and Indian water rights.
Joanna Endter-Wada is a professor in the Department of Environment & Society in the College of Natural Resources at Utah State University. Her research interests include natural resource and environmental policy, water management and planning, and human ecology.
Ben Nadolski has been an Aquatic Biologist for the Northern Region of the UDWR for over ten years. His education and professional training have focused on fisheries biology and stream habitat restoration. The protection and restoration of Utah’s rivers and fisheries is his life’s work.
Moderated by Andrea Nelson of The Nature Conservancy.
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