4th Annual FULL MOON Screening Series
Tuesday, July 19th and Thursday, August 18th
Barton Springs (near the big tree at the south entrance, Robert E. Lee Road) FREE!
Gather before dusk. Screening begins at full darkness. Roughly 8:40 p.m. for the screening in July and 8:20 in August
AUSTIN, Texas—June 25, 2016—Living Springs, documentary series about the history, science, culture and spiritual practices of Barton Springs will host a free public screening featuring short videos from their on-going Barton Springs series, on Tuesday, July 19th. The screening will feature, “Cleaning Day” and “Barton’s Four Springs” More news on the August screening as the date approaches.
July 19th screening:
“Lifeguards,” is a playful behind-the-scenes look at the unique job of the men and women in red.
“The Reflecting Pool” recounts Barton from 1912-1962 through the memories of those who lived the history. The short film includes wonderful archive photos, film and original historic re-creations. This piece looks into the little known social history of the Springs, including the segregation and eventual integration of the Springs in 1962.
As a bonus, enjoy the amazing underwater world of Barton Springs accompanied by original music created especially for Living Springs by composer Graham Reynolds.
Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Gather at dusk or before. Screening begins at full darkness. After the screening, take a free swim in the Springs and join in the “Keep Austin Weird” tradition of howling at the full moon. No rain date.
About Living Springs
Many stories emanate from the spring-fed water of Barton Springs. Using the power of a multi-linear, user-driven format, viewers navigate through a virtual underwater environment, meeting artists and scientists, historic figures, poets and preachers who share their perspectives and their passions about Austin’s most beloved natural resource. Living Springs is the newest documentary from Austin Past and Present producer, Karen Kocher. Living Springs. For more information visit our website livingspringsaustin.org
2016/07/19 - 2016/07/19
Additional time info:
gather at dusk, screening begins at full dark.