Flow: For Love of Water (2008)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Social Issues  |   Release Date - Sep 12, 2008 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 84 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Cammila Collar

Irena Salina directs this feature-length documentary about the industry and consumption of humankind's most precious resource: water. As African villages survive on potentially toxic water supplies out of sheer necessity, Salina explores how the corporate structure has come to control humanity's water supply, creating a dire situation that experts have come to refer to as the World Water Crisis. With issues of pollution, politics, and human rights all coming to a head with the issue, Salina points the finger at the specific corporate and governmental figures responsible for the crisis, and takes a look at how grassroots organizations work to fight the increasing privatization of water, hoping to end the imbalance in access to the precious resource that has already had mortal consequences for so many.

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pollution, toxic, water