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Screening & Discussion: 'Lost Rivers'
Date Wednesday June 04
Time 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., San Francisco (near 16th/Mission BART)
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorSF Green Film Festival
Do you know what is hiding beneath our cities? 'Lost Rivers' shows us the nature we have concealed beneath our feet and the quest by urban dwellers around the world to bring it back and make our cities more livable. In the past we built our cities around rivers, to be close to that vital water source. But as our cities grew and rivers became polluted we buried them underground and merged them with sewers. Director Caroline Bâcle, takes us on an adventure underground and across the globe, retracing the history of these lost urban rivers with clandestine urban explorers. We search for the disappeared Petite Rivière St-Pierre in Montreal, the Garrison Creek in Toronto, the River Tyburn in London, the Saw Mill River in New York, and the Bova-Celato River in Bresica, Italy. Could we see these rivers again? To find the answer, we meet visionary urban thinkers, activists and artists from around the world.

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Caroline Bâcle | Canada | 2012 | 72 min
English and Italian with subtitles

Tickets: $15/$14

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Added to the calendar on Sunday May 11th, 2014 5:31 PM