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Water Makes Us Wet

  • Colligan Theater 1020 River Street Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 United States (map)

Water Makes Us Wet

Documentary Feature, 1 hr 20 mins


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12 pm, 1 hr 20 mins

Test Screening

Scheduled to attend: Beth Stephens (director), Annie Sprinkle (director), Keith Wilson (producer), Sandy Stone (narrator), Josh Tuthill (animator), Alessia Cacchet (Editing assistant), Donna Harraway (interviewee), Jordan Freeman (aerial photography)

Synopsis: With a poetic blend of curiosity, humor, sensuality and concern, this film chronicles the pleasures and politics of H2O from an ecosexual perspective. Travel around California with Annie, a former sex worker, Beth, a UCSC art professor, and their dog Butch, in their E.A.R.T.H. Lab mobile unit, as they explore water in the Golden State. Along the way, Annie and Beth interact with a diverse range of folks including performance artists, biologists, water treatment plant workers, scholars and others, climaxing in a shocking event that reaffirms the power of water, life and love. Narrated by Sandy Stone.

Directors: Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle have been partners and collaborators for fifteen fertile years. Their Ecosex Manifesto launched a movement and officially added the E to GLBTQI. Their award winning documentary film about coal mining in Beth’s home state West Virginia, Goodbye Gauley Mountain—An Ecosexual Love Story now available on Netflix & iTunes. For the past year, their films and art projects have been presented in the prestigious art exhibition, Documenta 14, in Germany.