“There’s Something in the Water” is your new “something new” on Netflix – Dal News

March 30, 2020

When you’re done with Tiger King on Netflix, you might want to check out another documentary — this one that, for Nova Scotians, hits a lot closer to home.

Netflix subscribers now can stream the acclaimed documentary There’s Something in the Water that moved audiences and critics at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) and the Atlantic International Film Festival last fall.

Dalhousie Faculty of Health associate professor Ingrid Waldron co-produced the documentary with actress/filmmaker Ellen Page and Ian Daniel (who co-directed the film ) as well as Julia Sanderson.

The film is based on Dr. Waldron’s book of the same name which examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts on Indigenous and Black communities across Canada.

Page and Dr. Waldron connected on social media after the actress had tweeted an endorsement of the book while the Nova Scotian-born Page, was researching environmental racism in her home province. 10 months later, that collaboration turned into a powerful documentary which was viewed at sold-out shows at international film festivals and received standing ovations.

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