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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Manufactured Landscapes

Canadian Studies
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Screening: Manufactured Landscapes

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: UC 140

A documentary about the work of artist Edward Burtynsky, co-produced among Mercury Films, Foundry Films and the National Film Board. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2006 and won Best Canadian Feature Film, and has since received a number of other awards, notably a Genie for Best Documentary, Al Gore’s Reel Current Award and the 2006 Toronto Film Critics Award for Best Canadian Feature and Best Documentary.

All are welcome. These events are sponsored by the Canadian Studies program at University College. If you have any questions, please contact Emily Gilbert at:

JENNIFER BAICHWAL, award-winning Canadian documentary filmmaker, writer and producer, is the 2019-2020 Barker Fairley Distinguished Visitor at University College. We will be screening her trilogy of documentaries this term: Manufactured Landscapes (2006), Watermark (2013) and Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (2018). Each of these addresses pressing environmental issues, all in collaboration with Nicholas de Pencier and artist Edward Burtynsky. Please join us, Jennifer will be in attendance, and available to answer questions from the audience.