"How private corporations make money with water"

A film by Leslie Franke and Herdolor Lorenz. A coproduction of KERNFILM, Achille du Genestoux and La Mare aux canards, in collaboration with Aquattac and ZDF/Arte, sponsored by Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein Sponsorship Committee. Nominated for the German-French Journalism Prize 2012. Awarded with the Kant World Citizen Prize 2014.

10 to alex 15 years ago a wave of privatisations of our water supply started, which has been propagating since all over the world. Meanwhile the enduring consequences - such as slums cut off from the access to clean water and dry faucets in London - are sufficiently known. for Nowadays no one talks about privatisation, but about business concepts such as private public partnership. The only thing that counts here is the capital which ‘creates' the infrastructure through loans. However, in these days of limited public finances, budgeting competence is at least as important as the technical mastering of water management. Many communities however are risking to be cheated by superior corporate groups. The movie „Water Makes Money" is a documentary about the biggest water companies and the resistance against them. It shows how ‘money printing machines' of the companies work, especially in France and in German cities like Berlin or Braunschweig. However, „Water Makes Money" also encourages and shows the lessons the affected municipalities have learned from the dominance of Veolia & Co.: Water in public hands is necessary and possible!

Kant World Citizen Prize (Kant-Weltbürgerpreis) 2014 for "Water Makes Money"


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DVDs and Blu-ray Discs of "Water Makes Money"

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