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Film Screening: Thirst

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Edmonton

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Film: ThirstWednesday, October 25, 2006Central Academic Building (CAB) 243 @ 5 pmUniversity of Alberta A documentary without narration that explores how water and the ownership and control of water figure into community resistance to corporations rapidly buying up local water supplies. Examines the environmental and human rights issues associated with governments and companies making the world's fresh water supply into a commodity at the expense of local communities. Visits locations in Stockton, California, Bolivia, and India. 62 minutes, 2004.Ricardo Acuna, Executive Director, Parkland Institute, will be on hand to lead a discussion following the film.“Thirst“ is part of the "Welcome to the Reel World" film series organized by the Global Education Program, University of Alberta International. For details on other films see http://www.international.ualberta.ca/globaled_events.php?id=201These screenings are free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend.

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