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PBS Premiere: Aug. 17, 2010Check local listings »


In his search for "somewhere I could point my camera into pure space," award-winning photographer Murray Fredericks began making annual solo camping trips to remote Lake Eyre and its salt flats in South Australia. These trips have yielded remarkable photos of a boundless, desolate yet beautiful environment where sky, water and land merge. Made in collaboration with documentary filmmaker Michael Angus, SALT is the film extension of Fredericks' work at Lake Eyre, interweaving his photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to create the liberating and disorienting experience of being thrown into an infinite dimension of mind and spirit. SALT will be accompanied by a selection of shorts, including A Healing Art, Danny and Annie, Parts I & II and The Archive.

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The Appeal of Lake Eyre
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What I Want to Accomplish
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