Watermark collects stories from around the world that tell of our relationship with water. Together with the authors, we see intensive pearl cultivation off the Chinese coast of Dujian and the construction of the largest vault dam in the world, the Xiloudu dam. We visit the desertified Delta of the glorious Colorado River, now incapable of reaching the Ocean, and the mephitic tanneries of Dhaka. We observe how humans are irresistibly attracted to water, from the Open Surf Championship in Huntington Beach, USA, to the Kumbh Mela pilgrimage in Allahabad, where 30 million people go to dive into the sacred waters of the Ganges. We talk with scientists who drill up to two km into the Greenland ice, and we explore the pristine watershed of Northern British Columbia. Filmed with the most innovative technologies and full of breathtaking aerial views, the film presents water as a primary factor for terraforming and as an element that is necessary yet abused by human beings. In Watermark the viewer is immersed in the overwhelming force of nature, which we too often take for granted until it disappears.
Free admission, upon reservation
On the occasion of the evening screenings, the exhibition is open until 10 pm
Film projection, Proiezione