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Flow: For the Love of Water

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:September 12, 2008
Running time:84 minutes
Cast:Maude Barlow, Shelly Brime, Anthony Burgmans, Dr. Kent Butler, Michel Camdessus
Director:Irena Salina
Producer:Steven Starr
Distributor:Oscilloscope Pictures

Description: Irena Salina's award-winning documentary investigates what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century--The World Water Crisis. Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply with an unflinching focus on politics, pollution, human rights and the emergence of a domineering world water cartel. Interviews with scientists and activists intelligently reveal the rapidly building crisis, at both the global and human scale, and the film introduces many of the governmental and corporate culprits behind the water grab, while begging the question, "Can anyone really own water?" Beyond identifying the problem, "Flow" also gives viewers a look at the people and institutions providing practical solutions to the water crisis and those developing new technologies, which are fast becoming blueprints for a successful global and economic turnaround.

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