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Screening: Watermark

Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: UC 140

A documentary about human interaction with water around the world. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2013 and was a box office success in Canada. It won the Toronto Film Critics Association Prize for Best Canadian Film in Jan 2014 and Best Documentary at the Canadian Screen Awards 2014.

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.