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Title Blue gold : world water wars / a Purple Turtle Films production ; a film by Sam Bozzo.

Published [United States] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson DVD  333.911 BLUE  Region 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Performers Narrator, Malcolm McDowell.
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?"--Container.
System notes DVD in letterboxed [widescreen] presentation ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital.
Language notes In English with some French, Spanish, Slovak, and other various languages with English subtitles or voice over ; Closed-captioned for main feature only.
Notes Best Environmental Film, Audience Choice, Vancouver International Film Festival.
Other author Bozzo, Sam, 1969-
Achbar, Mark.
Litvinoff, Si.
Barlow, Maude. Blue gold.
Clarke, Tony, 1944-
Purple Turtle Films.
PBS Home Video.
Subject Water resources development -- Government policy.
Water-supply -- Management.
Water-supply -- Economic aspects.
Water utilities.
Documentary films.
Documentary films -- United States.
Nonfiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Variant Title World water wars.
Standard Number 841887010214
ISBN 0793670209
Publisher Number BGWW601 PBS Home Video