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Flow / director, Irena Salina.

Other author/creatorSalina, Irena, 1968-
Other author/creatorOscilloscope Pictures.
Format Video (DVD)
EditionWidescreen ed.
Publication Info[United States] : Oscilloscope Pictures, 2008.
Description1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents 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.
Abstract A look at the world's water crisis and how the causes of the depleting water supply is connected to pollution, human rights, and even politics. Features interviews with scientists and activists. Includes commentary, expanded interviews, and more.
General noteTitle from publisher's web page.
General noteRelease date: Dec. 9, 2008.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 2007.
CreditsCinematography, Pablo de Selva, Irena Salina ; editors, Caitlin Dixon, Madeleine Gavin, Andrew Mondshein ; music, Christophe Julien.
Performer Commentary by Maude Barlow (author, Blue Gold), Paul Schwartz (National Policy Coordinator, Clean Water Action), Erik D. Olson (fromer senior attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council), Jim Olson (environmental attorney), William E. Marks (author, The holy order of water), Vandana Shiva (physicist, environmental activist), Tyrone Hayes (biologist, University of California, Berkeley), Marcela Olivera (Bolivian activist), Julian Perez (Federation of Neighborhoods, El Alto), Jim Schultz (founder, Democracy Center, Bolivia), Oscar Olivera (Leader of 2000 Cochabamba "Water Wars"), David Hemson (research director, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa), Michel Camdessus (former director, International Monetary Fund), Ashwin Desai (author, We are the poors), Jean-Luc Touly (former 30 year accountant, Vivendi/Veolia Corp.), Fatima Meer (Nelson Mandela's biographer), Ashok Gadgil (senior staff scientist, Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory), Peter H. Gleick (co-founder and president, Pacific Institute), Patrick McCully (executive director, International Rivers Network), Basil Bold (managing director, Invensys Metering Systems), James Wolfensohn (former World Bank president), Holly Wren Spaulding (journalist), Terry Swier (president, Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation), Siddharaj Dhadda (Gandhian leader), Shripad Dharmadhikary (Manthan Resource Center, India), and others.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Technical detailsDVD, Dolby.
Genre/formDocumentary films.
Genre/formDocumentary films.
UPC 896602002029
Publisher number20020 Oscilloscope Pictures
Stock numberMidwest Tape

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