By Tony Evans


DVMS and Strata Montessori School, in partnership with the Art Gallery of Hamilton, would like to invite you to the premier Hamilton screening of Watermark on Wednesday, January 29th, at 7:00 pm, at Landmark Cinemas 6 in Jackson Square, downtown Hamilton. The artist and the filmmakers will all be there.

Watermark is a beautiful film about the profound effect water has on humanity and humanity has on water. We are hoping that the DVMS/Strata community can come together to support this remarkable, visionary film based on the world renowned photography of Edward Burtinsky.

From the Globe and Mail review:

It is an immersive version of his ravishing photographs: thrilling, terrifying and enraging all at once. Baichwal and her editors have staged the film as a series of tiny mysteries, dropping us into landscapes and then parsing out clues to help us figure out where we are. She plays with silence and sound like a symphony.

The last film made by these filmmakers, Manufactured Landscapes, won for Best Canadian Feature at the Toronto Film Festival a few years ago. Watermark may be even more powerful and beautiful. (Bias alert – filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier happened to be two of my closest friends.)

If you didn’t already click the link above, please check out the preview here.

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