In this documentary several environmental activists like Vandana Shiva, Maude Barlow, Medha Patkar and Rajendra Singh explain why we are facing the biggest crisis of our times.
How did a handful of corporations steal our water? Water is the very essence of life, sustaining every being on the planet. 'FLOW' confronts the disturbing reality that our crucial resource is dwindling and greed just may be the cause.
Experts label water privatization the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st century. This documentary 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 at both the global and human scale. The film also introduces many of the governmental and corporate culprits behind the water grab, while asking the question "CAN ANYONE REALLY OWN WATER?"
Beyond identifying the problem FLOW also gives viewers a look at the people and institutions providing practical solutions to the water crisis and those developing new technologies which are fast becoming blueprints for a successful global and economic turnaround.
How Many People Can Live On Planet Earth?
Created on Tuesday, 05 October 2010 20:15
In this BBC Horizon special, naturalist Sir David Attenborough investigates whether the world is heading for a population crisis. In his lengthy career David Attenborough has watched the human population more than double from 2.5 billion in 1950 to nearly seven billion now. He reflects on the profound effects of this rapid […]
Created on Sunday, 18 November 2012 15:41
Over the past 200,000 years humans have upset the balance of planet Earth - a balance established by nearly four billion years of evolution. Humanity has very little time left to reverse this trend and change its patterns of consumption.
Through visually stunning aerial-only footage from over fifty countries Yann […]
Created on Friday, 10 December 2010 18:35
Forget the axis of evil; it’s the axis of oil. The Cold War was about ideology, the "War on Terror" is about globalization. The 21st century will be dominated by the fight for energy. It will be every country for itself and it’s going to get dirty. This film describes the geopolitical […]
The Gulf Stream And The Next Ice Age
Created on Friday, 09 April 2010 19:00
The Gulf Stream and the Next Ice Age is a one-hour documentary that explores the results of a recent American government report that believes the collapse of thermohaline circulation will take place around the year 2010 and impose a minor ice age on Europe. Could Dublin acquire a climate like Spitzberg, and London like that of Siberia? […]
The End Of Suburbia
Created on Thursday, 07 October 2010 20:26
Since World War II North Americans have invested much of their newfound wealth in Suburbia. It has promised a sense of space, affordability, family life and upward mobility. As the population of suburban sprawl has exploded in the past 50 years, so too has the suburban way of life become embedded in the American […]
The 11th Hour
Created on Saturday, 02 May 2009 16:37
The 11th hour is a must see if you...
...care about whether or not there is a human race around in the next hundred years
...care about the quality of life for your children and their children over the next 50 years
...are a young person who expects to be around for the next 60 to 80 years
If you […]