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Blue gold : world water wars

Author: Sam BozzoMark AchbarSi LitvinoffMalcolm McDowellHannes BertoliniAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Environmental films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Bozzo; Mark Achbar; Si Litvinoff; Malcolm McDowell; Hannes Bertolini; Thomas Aichinger; Maude Barlow; Tony Clarke; Purple Turtle Films.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0793670209 9780793670208
OCLC Number: 316225900
Language Note: In English with some French, Spanish, Slovak, and other various languages with English subtitles or voice over ; Closed-captioned for main feature only.
Notes: Title from credits.
"Mark Achbar and Si Litvinoff present"--At head of title.
DVD menu does not give any closed captioning options.
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.
Credits: Original music, Hannes Bertolini and Thomas Aichinger ; cinematography, Sam Bozzo ; editor, Sam Bozzo.
Performer(s): Narrator, Malcolm McDowell.
Awards: Best Environmental Film, Audience Choice, Vancouver International Film Festival 2009.
Best Ecological Film, European Independent Film Festival 2009.
Best Documentary Film, Newport Beach Film Festival 2009.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD in letterboxed [widescreen] presentation ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital.
Contents: Introduction --
Dying of thirst --
The crisis --
Pollution --
Desertification --
The politics --
Government corruption --
Desalinization --
Bottled water --
Murder of Joan Root --
Ryan's well --
The water wars --
Bolivian water wars --
Bush family in Paraguay --
The way forward --
Memorial.
Other Titles: World water wars
Responsibility: a Purple Turtle Films production ; a film by Sam Bozzo.
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"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?"--Container.

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