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Jun 29, 2014

We’ll be speaking with Jeff Nottle, spokesperson for the Preserve Westernport Action Group about the proposed international container terminal at Hastings and what it might mean for Westernport’s residents – those who live above and below the water.  

Watermark is a new thought-provoking film that explores our inextricable relationship to water and asks “How does water shape us and how do we shape water?” Covering great waterways alongside human-made inventions, Watermark pays witness to spiritual gatherings on the mighty Ganges, the untouched majesty of Northern British Columbia, and the industrial might of the Xiluodu Damn in China. We’ll be speaking with filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal about this amazing piece of filmwork which screens at ACMI from 5-13 July.

And Dr Beach brings in some papers and stories to cover some latest marine research, including anxious crayfish and dolphins in captivity.