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Title Thirst [videorecording] / produced and directed by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman ; Snitow-Kaufman Productions.
Published Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, c2005.
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 Media - Circulating DVDs  HD1691 .T57 2005    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videodisc (62 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Editor, Kenji Yamamoto ; music by Fred Frith.
Note Special features: optional audio commentary by the directors; 10 min. interview with the directors; ten spoken word poems about water (21 min.); Bottle this! a 12 min. graphic audio essay by Gregory Warner; an 11 min. speech by Maude Barlow, Chair of the Council of Canadians, given in Kyoto Japan at the third World Water Forum in March, 2003; an activist toolkit which contains six pdf files.
System Reqs DVD.
Streaming video file and pdf files require appropriate software.
Language In English, Spanish, French, Portuguese with English subtitles (Main feature only).
Closed-captioned.
Summary A documentary without narration that explores how water and the ownership and control of water figure into community resistance to corporations rapidly buying up local water supplies. Examines the environmental and human rights issues associated with governments and companies making the world's fresh water supply into a commodity at the expense of local communities. Visits locations in Stockton, California, Bolivia, and India.
Subject Water-supply -- Political aspects.
Water-supply -- Economic aspects.
Water-supply -- Social aspects.
Water resources development -- Political aspects.
Water resources development -- Government policy.
Water resources development -- Citizen participation.
Water -- Law and legislation.
Water rights.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Related Names Snitow, Alan.
Kaufman, Deborah.
Barlow, Maude.
Snitow-Kaufman Productions.
Bullfrog Films.
ISBN 1594581126
OCLC number 57443477