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Canadian Photographer Edward Burtynsky Documentary at UCLA on Thursday January 22 7:30PM

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The Hammer Museum will be screening a documentary by the Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky on Thursday January 22. In this documentary, Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal journey around the globe--from the man-made All-American Canal on the Colorado River to the sacred waters of the Allahabad in India to the immense Xiluodu Dam in China--exploring the massive impact that human intervention has had on the world's water supply. A discussion with Edward Burtynsky and Mark Gold, acting director, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability follows the screening. (2013, Dirs. J. Baichwal & E. Burtynsky, 92 min).

THE NEXT WAVE: QUALITY, QUANTITY, AND ACCESSIBILITY OF WATER IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Throughout 2015, the Hammer and the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability explore the most pressing issues surrounding the current and future state of water. Topics explored in this monthly series include California's water supply, rising sea levels, hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"), ocean acidification, plastic pollution, international water supplies, and water rights.

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