Waterscope / Obserwując wodę

Running time: 22'

GER 2012, 22’

The film essay combines water images with sound clips from cinematic history. Water-falls, locks, dams, baths, sewage plants and more. Often we don’t immediately see what contains or directs the water: dreary architecture. At one point the superimposed images are compressed into a flashing montage with a worrying undertone. With no explanations given, the film collage illuminates mankind’s relationship to water: devotion, subjugation, utilisation, pollution, dependence, worship…



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