Lost Springs

An Artist’s Journey into Florida’s Abandoned Springs 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 […]

Watch Lost Springs [Full Film]

LOST SPRINGSAn Artist’s Journey into Florida’s Abandoned Springs With thanks and dedication to Marjorie Harris Carr and all the brave folks fighting for what is just plain right. Major funding provided by The Felburn Foundation. Additional funding provided by AQUIFERious, Florida Defenders of the Environment​, St. Johns Riverkeeper​, Silver Springs Alliance​, Howard T. Odum Florida […]

Lost Springs at Fort Myers Film Festival

We are excited to announce that Lost Springs is an official selection of the eighth annual Fort Myers Film Festival! The festival will be held March 21-25, 2018. More information can be found on their events page: https://www.facebook.com/events/108490883074446/ You can also see the film this upcoming Sunday in Gainesville at the Cinema Verde Environmental Film […]

Lost Springs at Cinema Verde, Feb. 11, 2018

Lost Springs is an official selection at the 2018 Cinema Verde Environmental Film & Arts Festival in Gainesville, Florida. The film will be screened at the Heartwood Soundstage on Sunday, February 11th. The screening will begin at 6:20 pm. Please visit Cinema Verde’s website to purchase tickets. Tickets are $7 (online) and $9 at the […]

About Lost Springs

Lost Springs is a documentary film that follows artist Margaret Ross Tolbert as she experiences a collection of freshwater Florida springs normally inaccessible due to a dam. The film explores themes of loss, wonder and experience in nature as it follows the course of a drawdown of the dam’s pool which happens every three or […]