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Films & Documentaries

Whether you choose to cuddle up on the sofa to watch these on the weekend, screen them in your workplace or use them in the classroom for education, these films are bound to raise questions and stimulate discussion about the world's water and how we use it.

AGHBALOU:

 

The Source of Water

(2013)

Chouette Films
female producer/researcher [1/2] | green film

The film tells the story of people and their individual aspirations for a better future amid the swirl of challenges facing the area: population growth, groundwater over-extraction, emigration, climate change and unequal development, among others.


The film explores irrigation practices in the oasis and raises some important questions about water security revealing how agricultural developments can be both an opportunity and a possible threat to the rural poor. It looks at the future of agriculture in the region and presents potential strategies to adapt to growing water scarcity. 

KANRAXËL:
The Confluence of Agnack
(2014)

Chouette Films
female producer & researchers [5/6] | green film

Agnack (Senegal) is a place where both rivers and people converge in the most stunning of ways – a place where it is considered perfectly normal to speak a minimum of six languages. 


For the first time in history the people of Agnack allowed cameras to film as they prepare for an unforgettable event and capture the mystery surrounding their rituals. Their culture and languages are more threatened now than at any point in its long history due to abrupt changes brought by colonisation, conflict, globalisation and migration. It is the first ever documetary film with a Baïnouk narration uniquely capturing the beauty of the endangered language.

River Blue: 
The Movie
(2017)

Paddle Productions Inc.
female connecting producer [1/6]

Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, RIVERBLUE spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, fashion.


This documentary examines the destruction of our rivers by the fashion industry, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a sustainable future.

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