BIFF 2021: 20.-28. oktober
International documentary
Flow

Flow: For Love of Water

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Flow: For Love of Water
USA / 2008 / 93 min
DIRECTOR:
Irena Salina
A thought-provoking documentary about the increasing privatization of the world's fresh water supply

In a media climate dominated by headlines on global warming and the alarming increase in food prices due to the production of biofuel, one can easily forget that planet earth also faces other challenges. FLOW: FOR LOVE OF WATER examines the increasing privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply. This award-winning documentary looks at the environmental, political and economical sides of one of the 21st century's most important questions: Does anyone really own water?

Irena Salina

French-born Irena Salina started her career in radio at the age of 15. Later she went on to work in production on numerous American films. Her first film, GHOST BIRD: THE LIFE AND ART OF JUDITH DEIM (2000), was a fascinating portrait of the American painter Judith Deim. FLOW: FOR LOVE OF WATER is her second film.