Thirst

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Summary

  • The survival of communities is threatened when big business buys the water supply in the third world. This is a look at how water is becoming the catalyst for community resistance to globalization, and at the conflict between public stewardship and private profit.

Notes

  • Special features include: director's commentary ; Spoken Word - Poetry on Water ; Bottle This! - graphic audio essay ; Maude Barlow Speech at Kyoto World Water Forum ; interview with directors ; activist tool kit.
  • DVD.
  • Originally produced in English, Hindi, Tamil and Spanish languages with English subtitles.
  • Subtitles also available in Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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