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:

http://youtu.be/KSokk7fNkP0