Blue Heart

Britton Caillouette, David Burden, Tim Lynch, Monika McClure | 2018 | 44 min.

2019 Official Selection

Award Winner: 2019 Honorable Mention

The Balkan Peninsula is home to the last wild rivers in Europe. However, a deluge of hydropower development threatens to destroy the culture and ecology of this forgotten region. If fierce local opposition fails, the last undammed watersheds on the continent will be corralled by more than 3,000 proposed hydropower dams and diversions—at a time when dams are being decommissioned throughout much of the developed world.