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Blue Gold: World Water Wars (2008)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 16 January 2010 (Japan)
Blue Gold: World Water Wars is a movie starring Jim Olson, Tony Clarke, and Maude Barlow. Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private ... See full summary »

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... Himself - Environmental Attorney
... Himself - Author
... Herself - Author
... Himself - CASIFOP
... Himself - Mexico City Water Works Union
... Himself - Author
... Himself - New Mexico Farmer
... Himself
... Herself - Author
... Himself (as Dr. Peter Warshall)
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... Herself
Kyang Hae Lee ... Himself (archive footage)
... Herself - Atlanta City Council
Oliver Hoedmann ... Himself
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Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private investors, and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling supply, prompting protests, lawsuits, and revolutions from citizens fighting for the right to survive. Past civilizations have collapsed from poor water management. Can the human race survive? Written by Sam Bozzo

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Sam Bozzo won the camera he used to shoot this film when his short film Holiday on the Moon (1994) won the TriggerStreet.com Film Festival. Kevin Spacey presented Sam the camera at the Toronto Film Festival and said "Go make another film". 'Blue Gold' is the result. See more »

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Wenonah Hauter: In the U.S., the largest amount of groundwater is being used for agriculture. And you really have to deal with agriculture to solve our water problems.
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The Most Important Movie You'll Ever See
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I had the privilege of seeing this film and I was blown away. The subject matter is of grave importance--water is life, without it life can't exist. This film maker knows how to tell a story and make what could be a dry story (no pun intended) into a compelling and motivating one. Malcolm McDowell is also to be commended. His voice lends credence to any subject but water or the lack thereof is a scary one and will have to be confronted sooner or later. I hope later, but after you see this film, you're not so convinced that the future isn't here already. Highly recommended and even more, I think it should be shown in every school in America, if not the world. Bravo Mr. Bozzo.


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