Blue gold : world water wars [videorecording] /

by Bozzo, Sam, 1969-; Achbar, Mark.; Litvinoff, Si.; Barlow, Maude.Blue gold.; Clarke, Tony.. Purple Turtle Films.; PBS Home Video..
Type: Visual Material
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2009 .Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in .General Note: From Mark Achbar and Si Litvinoff ; Originally released as a motion picture in 2008 ; Based on the book Blue gold : the fight to stop the corporate theft of the world's water, by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke ; Special features include trailer, filmmaker interview and deleted scenes .Summary: Wars of the future will be fought over water, as they are today over oil, as the source of all life enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private investors, and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling fresh water supply, prompting protests, lawsuits, and revolutions from citizens fighting for the right to survive. Past civilizations have collapsed from poor water management. Will ours too? .ISBN: 0793670209; 9780793670208.Other Title: World water wars .Related Subjects: Water resources development -- Government policy | Water-supply | Water-supply -- Management | Water-supply -- Economic aspects | Drinking water | Right to water | Privatization | Water utilities | Documentary films | Nonfiction films | Film adaptations | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired Online Resources:
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From Mark Achbar and Si Litvinoff.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.

Based on the book Blue gold : the fight to stop the corporate theft of the world's water, by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke.

Special features include trailer, filmmaker interview and deleted scenes.

Original music, Hannes Bertolini and Thomas Aichinger ; cinematography, Sam Bozzo ; editor, Sam Bozzo.

Narrator, Malcolm McDowell.

Wars of the future will be fought over water, as they are today over oil, as the source of all life enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private investors, and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling fresh water supply, prompting protests, lawsuits, and revolutions from citizens fighting for the right to survive. Past civilizations have collapsed from poor water management. Will ours too?

DVD in letterboxed [widescreen] presentation ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital.

In English with some French, Spanish, Slovak, and other various languages with English subtitles or voice over ; Closed-captioned for main feature only.

Best Environmental Film, Audience Choice, Vancouver International Film Festival.


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