Aquarena

Description: The camera pans from this detail of an Alpine-style wall painting to a firehouse – with subtle dripping in the background – and there it is, the archaic concept of water, which baptizes and feeds and helps things grow and protects. Josef Dabernig and Isabella Hollauf’s Aquarena – a combination of the words aqua […] Read more »

Cold Pieces

Description: In Cold Pieces, Cho focuses on water, drawing from this broad theme an extended investigation into the mutability of pure form; water, after all, has no particular shape or size, only infinite variation. Characteristically, Cho’s images telescope in scale, from rain-droplets on a puddle to endless ocean-swells rolling in from the horizon. His intricate […] Read more »

Het Verloren Land

Description: This documentary by director Jos de Putter is a future documentary, partly situated in the Netherlands in 2070. Our country turns out largely under water. Through a series of meetings with people involved in climate and water issues on large and small scale involved is reconstructed what it has achieved. The Lost Land moves […] Read more »

Last Call at the Oasis

Description: Illuminating the vital role water plays in our lives, exposing the defects in the current system and depicting communities already struggling with its ill-effects, the film features activist Erin Brockovich and such distinguished experts as Peter Gleick, Alex Prud’homme, Jay Famiglietti and Robert Glennon. This film exposes defects in the current system, shows communities […] Read more »

No Impact Man

Description: Author Colin Beavan, in research for his next book, began the No Impact Project in November 2006. A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no longer avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin leaves behind his liberal complacency and vows to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year. No more automated transportation, […] Read more »

Riverglass: A River Ballet in Four Seasons

Description: Slovenian artist Andrej Zdravic brings us a magical underwater realm via a pristine river, the Socca, that flows from the Julian Alps of his homeland. Coursing pearlescent bubbles, shifting shades of aquamarine, the sun poking at the river’s membrane, stones that roll and roil boundlessly. Director: Andrej Zdravoc Year: 1997 Length: 41 minutes Country: […] Read more »

Yindabad

Description: Sardar Sarovar, an impressive cement wall of 121 meters in height, stops river Narmada’s flow. It is part of the faraonic “Narmada Valley Development Project”, that plans the construction of more than 3000 dams, some of them of huge dimensions. Over two and a half million people are affected, most of them adivasis (indigenous) […] Read more »