Docu-Talk: Filmmaker Tobe Carey on Building the Catskill Water System
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Join award-winning filmmaker and historian Tobe Carey for the screening of the documentary, Deep Water: Building of the Catskill Water System. This project celebrates the history of the Catskill Water System with rare archival film footage and historic photographs. Deep Water tells the story of the building of the Ashokan Reservoir, Shandaken Tunnel, Schoharie Reservoir, and the Catskill Aqueduct.
After the film, participants will have the opportunity to hear about the challenges involved in developing a historical visual project and the significance of documenting the heroism, political maneuvering, lost villages, brilliant engineering, and the never-ending power struggle between New York City and the Catskill’s communities.
This event is a part of a series in connection with our exhibition, Ebb & Flow: Tapping into the History of New York City’s Water, which explores the history of bringing clean water to New York City while highlighting the story of the Manhattan CompanyBuy tickets/get more info now