WATER – THE GREAT MYSTERY
This film is all about water, the most amazing yet least understood substance on the planet. Witness recent breathtaking discoveries by researchers worldwide: from Russia, Kazakhstan, Switzerland, Israel, the USA , Britain, Austria, Japan, Argentina, China and Tibet. The arguments expound upon unexpected and challenging assumptions enlightening many years of research to open humankind to new horizons, such as the applications of structured water in agriculture, or the use of water in treatment for the most serious diseases. We are mostly comprised of water and yet we forget the primal element and abuse it without thought. The geography of the film spans the globe. The implications go beyond the solar system, suggesting that water has the ability to convey messages faster than light. www.waterthemovie.co.za, 021 426 1136
BLUE GOLD: WORLD WATER WARS
Wars of the future will be fought over water (as they are today over oil) as the source of all life enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private investors, and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling fresh water supply, prompting protests, lawsuits, and revolutions from citizens fighting for the right to survive. Past civilizations have collapsed from poor water management. Can the human race survive? This award-winning documentary follows numerous worldwide examples of people fighting for their basic right to water, from court cases to violent revolutions to UN conventions to revised constitutions to local protests at grade schools. Catch final screenings at the Tri Continental Film Festival in Pretoria and Durban on 3 and 10 October respectively.