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Flow [videorecording] : for love of water /
a Steven Starr production ; in association with the Group Entertainment ; directed by Irena Salina ; produced by Steven Starr ; co-producers, Gill Holland, Yvette Tomlinson.
imprint
[Toronto] : Mongrel Media, 2009.
description
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
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imprint
[Toronto] : Mongrel Media, 2009.
standard identifier
896602002029
publisher #
DVD790
contents note
Special features: deleted scenes; expanded interviews with international experts on water privatization, political activism, and the spiritual significance of water; call to resistance; additional clips ; optional audio commentary with director Irena Salina and editor Caitlin Dixon.
Water crisis -- United States : pollutants in water supply -- Agricultural water use -- Atrazine -- Bolivia : water privatization -- South Africa : pay per use -- South Africa : reconnecting the pipes -- We are the operators -- India : UV infiltration -- Water shortage becomes corporate opportunity -- Bottled water -- The water barons -- Dams : altering ecosystems -- Katse Dam, Lesotho -- World Bank dam projects -- India's water harvesting -- Michigan citizens take Nestlé to court -- Chief Seattle, 1854 -- Plachimada, India : protest against Coca-Cola -- Fighting privatization -- People unite -- Epilogue.
credits note
Editors, Caitlin Dixon, Madeleine Gavin, Andrew Mondshein ; music, Christophe Julien ; cinematography, Pablo de Selva, Irena Salina.
general note
DVD release of the 2008 motion picture.
abstract
Investigates the growing privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply from the perspective of politics, economics, pollution and environmental issues, human rights, public health, and the effects of corporate greed and apathetic governments. Features interviews with scientists and activists, who discuss the water crisis at both the global and human scale. Also gives viewers a look at the people and institutions providing practical solutions to the water crisis and those developing new technologies to address the problem.
catalogue key
6764981
target audience
Rating: Not rated.
technical details
DVD, NTSC, Region 0; Dolby digital stereo. or 5.1 surround; anamorphic widescreen format (1:78:1 aspect ratio).

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