WORLD PREMIER – Lost Rivers

Human River’s May 2012 Jane’s Walk edition was filmed by CatBird Productions and will appear in their documentary premiering at Planet In Focus.

 

WORLD PREMIERE – LOST RIVERS

Opening Night Gala – Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

7pm

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1

350 King Street West

Toronto, Canada

 

Opening Night Party follows the screening at the Hyatt Regency.

Tickets are now on sale: $22 (including the party) here:
https://tytix.tiff.net/scripts/max/10.17.40.32-45000/maxweb.exe?ACTION=ORDER

(The Festival runs from October 10-14, 2012)

 

SYNOPSIS
Once flowing through nearly every developed city in the world, rivers provided the infrastructure upon which modern metropolises were built. In this adventurous and revelatory look into the disappearance and recent resurfacing of these historic waterways, Lost Rivers leads us down the drain into vast underground museums of urban development.

 

Guiding us through the hidden river networks of London, Brescia (Italy), Montreal and Toronto, intrepid groups of subterranean explorers known as “drainers” reveal the buried waterways that house the secrets of each city’s past. Exploring recent initiatives to resurface and revitalize these forgotten waterways in Yonkers and Seoul, the fascinating Lost Rivers brings to life an aspect of urban ecology that has long been kept secret.




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