*RESCHEDULED** Due to public health concerns, the Florida Springs Film Series: “Lost Springs” event has been rescheduled from April 7 to Sept. 14. We will continue to monitor the evolving situation and keep the public updated regarding future events. We apologize for the inconvenience! Join the Florida Museum and UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute for …
I had a fun, full day on the water capturing paddlers, boaters and anglers enjoying a more natural river system. The land feels like a fairy tale, as though the passage of an epic journey still wafts on the wind.
Join us at Sun-Ray Cinema for a special screening of “Lost Springs,” a documentary film that follows artist Margaret Ross Tolbert as she experiences a collection of freshwater Florida springs normally inaccessible due to the Rodman Dam.
Photos made while filming the “Lost Springs” film.
Experiencing a landscape scarred and abandoned by government failure, an artist must come to grips with the impending loss of her subject matter: a collection of majestic freshwater springs exposed only for a short time before being smothered and forgotten beneath waters held back by an aging and purposeless dam.