The Gowanus Canal Is Getting a Documentary

March 4, 2014 | Andy Cush

Here’s the trailer for Gowanus, a new documentary about the eponymous Brooklyn canal by filmmaker Jessica Philipps. From the looks of it, there’s little to sway us from the vision of the Gowanus as an unspeakably filthy waterway that desperately needs cleaning up. Says one researcher: “We’ve seen things in the water in Gowanus that we’ve never seen anywhere else.” Watch it above.