Water Rising – Full Documentary

See Related PBS Frontline program on “Leasing the Rain” Part 1:

[Upon a moment’s reflection, it seems odd that a “public broadcasting system” — supported, as they tell us in each funding campaign, is funded in large measure by “Viewers Like You” — would deny the public to the right to view the program they have already “paid” for with their public contributions.  Perhaps the PBS is more responsive to its corporate supporters than to “viewers like you,” and should be re-branded, perhaps, as the “Petroleum Broadcast System (PBS).”]
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Published on Mar 23, 2015

[Although Par 1 of this video has now been blocked from viewers in America, the documentation behind it is still available.  See:

http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/bolivia/thestory.html

From PBS Frontline

Part 2:

and:


waterrisingfilm
Published on Feb 4, 2015
Hope and change in Bolivia in an era of water privatisation.

Water Rising is a feature length documentary about family, community, hope and change in Bolivia during an era of water privatisation.

Filmed entirely in Bolivia, the film shares intimate portraits of people living in a ramshackle city where, despite an abundance of freshwater, they struggle for the right to access clean, safe and affordable water.

https://www.facebook.com/WaterRising

50 Minutes (Ireland)
Spanish with English subtitles
A Documentary Film by Muireann de Barra & Aisling Crudden
Edited by Fernando de Juan
Music by Gareth Averill
Camera Operator: Aisling Crudden

Hope and change in Bolivia in an era of water privatisation.

Water Rising is a feature length documentary about family, community, hope and change in Bolivia during an era of water privatisation.

Filmed entirely in Bolivia, the film shares intimate portraits of people living in a ramshackle city where, despite an abundance of freshwater, they struggle for the right to access clean, safe and affordable water.

https://www.facebook.com/WaterRising

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