Flow [DVD] : for love of water / a Steven Starr production ; in association with the Group Entertainment ; directed by Irena Salina
DVD | Oscilloscope Pictures | c2008.
Available at Midlothian DVD (DVD FLO)
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, all regions, NTSC; Dolby 5.1 surround or Dolby stereo., anamorphic widescreen format (1:78:1).
Cinematography by Pablo de Selva, Irena Salina ; editors, Caitlin Dixon, Madeleine Gavin, Andrew Mondshein ; music by Christophe Julien.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: optional audio commentary by Salina & Dixon; 3 deleted scenes; 5 expanded interviews (with Maude Barlow, Jean Luc Touly, Vandana Shiva, Oscar Olivera, Basil Bold); 2 activism featurettes; excerpt from "City water supply" (1941); excerpt from "Water" (1953); trailer.
"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 ... begging the question: Can anyone really own water?"--Container.
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.
"Licensed only for private home use, in-store rental or library purposes"--Container.
Starr, Steven, 1957-
Salina, Irena, 1968-
Julien, Christophe, 1972-
Group Entertainment (Firm)
For love of water
Subtitle on original sleeve: How did a handful of corporations steal our water?