Documentaries at artsPlace!

  August 11, 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm  | Tuesday

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Official Sundance Film Festival Selection

"Startling. Deeply cinematic, transformative and raw" - Cineuropa 

Aquarela takes audiences on a deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Filmed at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a visceral wake-up call that humans are no match for the sheer force and capricious will of Earth's most precious element. From the precarious frozen waters of Russia's Lake Baikal to Miami in the throes of Hurricane Irma to Venezuela's mighty Angels Falls, water is Aquarela's main character, with director Victor Kossakovsky capturing her many personalities in startling visual detail.

Fragile humans experience life and death, joy and despair in the face of its power.

"Patiently constructed and beautifully filmed, Aquarela views man's relationship with water through a sobering -- and awe-inducing -- lens." - Rotten Tomatoes 

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