Pick Of The Day: The Venice Syndrome

If you’re a fan of the celtic folk rock group Spirit of the West you’re doubtlessly familiar with their song “Venice Is Sinking”. This documentary offers further insight into that most romantic of cities which, with the rise of global tourism/capitalism, is unfortunately facing a lot of development pressure that is putting huge stress on the city and its 50,000 inhabitants.

The Venice Syndrome¬†screens at the RPL Theatre tonight and Saturday at 9 p.m. and Friday and Sunday night at 7 p.m. Here’s the trailer:


Author: Gregory Beatty

Greg Beatty is a crime-fighting shapeshifter who hatched from a mutagenic egg many decades ago. He likes sunny days, puppies and antique shoes. His favourite colour is not visible to your inferior human eyes. He refuses to write a bio for this website and if that means Whitworth writes one for him, so be it.