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

Publication Info. [United States] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Boylan Ctrl Catholic HS Stacks - BCCY-11  DVD 333.91 BLUE    AVAILABLE
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 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult DVD - NSLY-11  DOC DVD 333.911 BLU    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD in letterboxed [widescreen] presentation ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital.
Note Title from credits.
"Mark Achbar and Si Litvinoff present"--At head of title.
Performer Narrator, Malcolm McDowell.
Credits Original music, Hannes Bertolini and Thomas Aichinger ; cinematography, Sam Bozzo ; editor, Sam Bozzo.
Note 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.
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.
Note Special features include trailer, filmmaker interview and deleted scenes.
Awards Best Environmental Film, Audience Choice, Vancouver International Film Festival.
Language In English with some French, Spanish, Slovak, and other various languages with English subtitles or voice over ; Closed-captioned for main feature only.
Subject Water resources development -- Government policy.
Water-supply -- Management.
Water-supply -- Economic aspects.
Water utilities.
Recursos hidráulicos -- Política gubernamental.
Abastecimiento de agua.
Abastecimiento de agua -- Administración y control.
Abastecimiento de agua -- Aspectos económicos.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Bozzo, Sam, 1969- director.
Achbar, Mark, producer.
Litvinoff, Si, producer.
Barlow, Maude. Blue gold.
Clarke, Tony.
Purple Turtle Films.
PBS Home Video.
Note World water wars
ISBN 0793670209
Standard No. 841887010214
Music No. BGWW601 PBS Home Video

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