Jennifer Baichwal and Edward BurtynskyCanada90 minutes2013Grades 6- 8ColourB&WEnglish Spanish Hindi Bengali Mandarin
Following their acclaimed collaboration Manufactured Landscapes, photographer Edward Burtynsky and filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal reunite to explore the ways in which humanity has shaped, manipulated and depleted one of its most vital and compromised resources: water.
Jennifer Baichwal was born in Montreal and raised in Victoria, British Columbia. Her documentaries The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia (02) and Manufactured Landscapes (06) premiered at the Festival. Her other films include Act of God (09), Payback (12), and Watermark (13).
Edward Burtynsky was born in St. Catharines, Ontario. He is an award-winning photographer and has exhibited with the National Gallery of Canada, MoMA and the Guggenheim Museum in New York. His work was the subject of Baichwal's Manufactured Landscapes (06). Watermark (13) is his directorial debut.