Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Screening & Live Event

Part of Curators' Choice 2019
Saturday, January 4, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone

With cameraperson Derek Howard in person

Dir. Victor Kossakovsky. 2018, 89 mins. DCP. Visionary Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky (¡Vivan Las Antipodas!) returns with his most ambitious documentary yet: a deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Captured 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 Angel Falls, water is Aquarela’s main character, with Kossakovsky capturing its many facets with startling visual clarity and enveloping, even thunderous sound design.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free or discounted for Museum members. Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.)

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