Flow: For Love of Water

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Flow: For Love of Water
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Directed by Irena Salina
Produced by Steven Starr
Music by Various Artists
Edited by Caitlin Dixon
Madeleine Gavin
Andrew Mondshein
Distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories
Release date(s)
  • September 12, 2008 (2008-09-12)
Running time 93 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Flow: For Love of Water is a 2008 documentary film directed by Irena Salina produced by Steven Starr and co-produced by Gill Holland and Yvette Tomlinson . The film features interviews with water and community activists Maude Barlow, Peter Gleick, Ashok Gadgil, Rajendra Singh, and Vandana Shiva. The film won the Grand Jury Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival and the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the United Nations Film Festival.

The film deals with attempts at privatization of water infrastructure. Major businesses depicted in the film are Nestle, The Coca-Cola Company, Suez, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

It competed in the Documentary Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.[1]

FLOW launched a Right To Water campaign to add a 31st article to the Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, Article31.org. FLOW was released theatrically by Oscilloscope Labs in September, 2008, and then invited to screen for the UN General Assembly on the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, where the first 50,000 signatories to Article31 were presented to the President of the General Assembly, Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann.

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  1. ^ "2008 Sundance Film Festival Announces Films in Competition" (PDF). 2007-11-28. Retrieved 2008-01-07. 

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