Shooting a documentary in a sewer

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Tunnel vision
Filmmaker Melody Gilbert explores a drain pipe with two urban explorers.
Photo by Karl Stoerzinger

The Current's Mary Lucia talks to Twin Cities filmmaker Melody Gilbert about her documentary "Urban Explorers: Into the Darkness."

The film follows a number of urban explorers, people who are drawn to the unseen or off-limits parts of human civilization.

Gilbert spent three years following urban explorers around the globe, from the catacombs in Paris to secret government sites in the United States.