Plumbing Museum Hosting the First WATERtown Film Festival

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The following information was provided by The Plumbing Museum:

The Plumbing Museum is pleased to announce its first annual WATERtown Film Festival designed to increase the public awareness of environmental, social, and cultural importance of water.

This two-day festival will kick off on Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. at the Plumbing Museum featuring an exciting line up of documentary, narrative, and experimental short films from around the world. The full program will screen 20 films in four screening blocks over two days.

Highlights include a narrative film Haleema about two young children in a search for water in Sudan, a documentary film Bass by Kayak about an expedition party crossing from the Australian mainland to Tasmania in sea kayaks, a narrative film The Great Route about the effects of global warming in the west cost of Greenland, and an experimental film Plankton about the ideas and aspirations that float around at the bottom of the food chain.

“We’re excited to bring such a great variety of unique films to Watertown,” said Sasha Parfenova, Festival Director. “It’s an honor to present so many quality films from such a diverse group of filmmakers.”

The festival will conclude on Friday, June 27 at 8 p.m. with an awards ceremony. A four-member jury panel consisting of esteemed filmmakers and festival producers will place a spotlight on the Best Short-Film. Also, audience members will participate in the selection process for the Audience Choice Award.

For more information on films, tickets, and schedule, please visit the WATERtown Film Festival’s webpage:

A limited number of tickets will be available at the door however we strongly advise you to reserve a seat in advance. For all regular screenings, all passes allow priority admission for up to 15 minutes before screening/event time. After that, pass holders are seated on a first-come, first-serve basis. All attendees will enjoy FREE parking and FREE popcorn with a general admission pass. We look forward to seeing you there! 

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