A one hour documentary video on Lake Ontario
â€śLake Ontario A Quest For Hopeâ€ť explores how
the lake become the most polluted of the five
Great Lakes and what is being done to improve its condition.
Using underwater and drone photography, the
feature length documentary explores lake shore
marshes, views tributary fish runs, and provides
an eagle's eye view of Lake Ontario bluffs
shorelines and islands. The production team also
sets sail aboard an antique schooner to visit and
film a remote Canadian Island and its
The video covers topics such as non point
pollution from storm water runoff, plastics and
chemicals in drinking water, invasive species and
the impacts of power production on the lake.
Scientists and activists also share what has
beendone and what more needs to happen to
restore the lake's web of life to inform and inspire.
â€śYou did a great job of interweaving a wide
variety of story elements, some of them fairly
technical, while making them accessible to
'regular folks' with limited knowledge of the scienceâ€ť C.M. (journalist)
â€śYou take just the right tone--telling the sad
truth, but mixing in examples of hope.â€ť B. M.(professor emerita)