Recommended Documentaries

These are several documentaries that I’ve watched and enjoyed.  They’re really interesting and include a lot of information on various WASH related topics. Enjoy!

FLOW – For the Love of Water

Irena Salina’s award-winning documentary investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century – The World Water Crisis.

Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling fresh water supply with an unflinching focus on politics, pollution, human rights, and the emergence of a domineering world water cartel.

Interviews with scientists and activists intelligently reveal the rapidly building crisis, at both the global and human scale, and the film introduces many of the governmental and corporate culprits behind the water grab, while begging the question “CAN ANYONE REALLY OWN WATER?”

Beyond identifying the problem, FLOW also gives viewers a look at the people and institutions providing practical solutions to the water crisis and those developing new technologies, which are fast becoming blueprints for a successful global and economic turnaround.


Last Call at the Oasis

The global water crisis will be the central issue facing our world this century. We can manage this problem, but only if we are willing to act now. Last Call at the Oasis is a powerful new documentary that shatters myths behind our most precious resource. This film exposes defects in the current system, shows communities already struggling with its ill-effects and highlights individuals championing revolutionary solutions during the global water crisis. Firmly establishing the global water crisis as the central issue facing our world this century, the film posits that we can manage this problem if we act now.– (C) Official Site



Understanding Groundwater

Understanding Groundwater” is a short film intrducing groundwater created by ACWADAM. The film effectively uses both professional animation as well as actual footage from the field. It based on ACWADAM’s groundwater study in Purandar taluk of Pune district in Maharashtra.


Every Drop Matters

A documentary on water governance in Arab States: Stories of community-based solutions to water scarcity


WASH: From safe water and sanitation to good health

In addition to projects on the improvement of health, social care and the livelihoods of the poor and vulnerable people, WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) is a major focus of Malteser International’s work in Asia.


Recommended Documentaries

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