English Kills Voyage


English Kills Voyage

A documentary film
Created by Nathan Kensinger, Laura Chipley
and Sarah Nelson Wright
Color, 7 minutes, 2013

English Kills Voyage journeys into the waters of the Newtown Creek – one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States – to explore the English Kills, a contaminated tributary located at the very end this toxic Superfund site. Filmed entirely using remote control boats, this film was a project of The Newtown Creek Armada, a public art project exploring the past, present and future of the Newtown Creek.

English Kills Voyage has screened at the Greenpoint Film Festival, the Brooklyn Arts Council’s Scene: Brooklyn, UnionDocs, Swale, and in numerous galleries.






  • All images © Nathan Kensinger 2018