Documentary Film: Thirst For Power

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This film is available for viewing now until 6:00 PM Mountain Time (MDT), Saturday, September 19, 2020 – Please note the time zone! (61 minutes). A post-film discussion will take place on Zoom at 7:00pm (MDT).  You will receive both these links when you register below.

Water is life.  It is crucial to survival, a successful civilization, and the ability to make energy in our modern era.  These two fundamental components are interconnected: when one is in short supply the other will be vulnerable.  Adapted from Dr. Michael E. Webber’s book, Thirst For Power traces the history and importance of sanitary water and waste water delivery originating in the Roman Empire, and explores our dependence on water for energy as well as the huge vulnerabilities in our current systems, exacerbated by climate change.  Anecdotes, personal stories and insights into the latest science of energy and water identify a hopeful path towards wise, long-range decisions and a more reliable and secure future.

Awards and Festivals: Cinéfest Sudbury International, EarthXFilm, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, Cinema Verde and Water Docs Film Festivals.

Then after the film, beginning at 7:00 PM MDT, hop on Zoom for an Amazing Earthfest audience discussion to share what you learned from watching the film.  With the benefit of the information presented in this documentary, what, if anything, would you do differently in your life?  When you register below, you will also receive a separate link to join the discussion.  Hope to see you there!

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