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Theatrical premiere of Michael Premo’s (CC 2009) short film “Water Warriors” at IFC Center (NYC)
July 17, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
One event on July 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Tribeca Film Institute, POV Shorts, and The New York Times Op-Docs co-present four new short documentaries celebrating the art and urgency of short-form storytelling. These exclusive premieres profile an underdog Olympian fencer, a surprising twist on surrogacy, a veteran’s post-combat healing, and the power of community to confront corporate interests. Filmmakers will be present for discussion after the screenings on July 17 and 18.
WATER WARRIORS (Director: Michael Premo, 21:30)
When an energy company begins searching for natural gas in New Brunswick, Canada, indigenous and white families unite to drive out the company in a campaign to protect their water and way of life.
- Country USA
- Running Time 79 minutes