Lords of Water

  • November 20, 2020 / 14:30

Director: Jérôme Fritel
France, 2019, 56', HDD, color
English with Turkish subtitles

They call it 'blue gold'. Around the world, demand for water is exploding. By 2050, at least one in four will live in a country suffering from water shortages - creating ideal conditions for a new market - Banks, investment funds and hedge funds are all rushing to invest billions of euros in anything related to water. A real monopoly has begun. The financialization of water is a battle taking place on many fronts: ideological, political, environmental, and of course, economic.

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