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Flow [videorecording] : for love of water / a Steven Starr production in association with The Group Entertainment
DVDs DVDs | Oscilloscope Pictures | c2008 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 343.0924 F)
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Imprint
[United States] : Oscilloscope Pictures, c2008.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby stereo., 5.1 surround.
Credits
Director, Irena Salina ; producer, Steven Starr ; editors, Caitlin Dixon, Madeleine Gavin, Andrew Mondshein ; music, Christophe Julien ; cinematography, Pablo de Selva, Irena Salina.
Note
Originally released as a documentary motion picture in 2008.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
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.
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.
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.
Local Note
MW, 12-08
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For love of water
Note
Title on disc label: Flow
Title on container : Flow : how did a handful of corporations steal our water?
Alt Title
How did a handf'ul of corporations steal our water?
ISBN/ISSN
896602002029
Music #
OSC-002 Oscilloscope Pictures
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