Voices from the Waters -2009

The 4th International Film Festival on Water

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Voices From the Waters-2009 is the largest International Film Festival on Water, with more than 300 handpicked films that deal with the many dimensions of the water crisis- ecological destruction, livelihood and migration, discrimination distribution, sanitation, harvesting and so on. The festival has been much acclaimed and films from the festival have played at prestigious international film festival such as the Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, Mountain film in Telluride and Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, Ithaca College, USA.

It was a festival in design, but has become a movement in reality. The true success of ‘Voices From The Waters’ lies in its ability to reach out to the students, film makers, artists, water activists, architects, engineers, scholars and policy makers.

This Film Festival on Water is brought to you by a consortium of National and International organizations active in water issues, bringing together students, film makers, artists, water activists, architects, engineers, scholars, visionaries and all concerned from across the world! 
This unique event will spotlight on the serious global water crisis, conservation, consumption, conflicts, dams, displacements, floods, droughts, migrations, global warming, climate change and how these impacts our contemporary lives and futures… It’s a unique platform for voices of concern over water including testimonies of people working on water and with water. 
Voices from the Waters -2009 seeks to embrace and trigger interdisciplinary dialogue and vigorous debate on water across all its forms: economic, social, ecological, political, cultural, technological and the aesthetic.

Highlights:

Water Awareness Cycle Rally by Youth Conference 
on 29th August, 2009 on climate change and water.

Paintings and photos exhibition on water.

Water Songs.

Conference on Critical link between Climate changes Food, water, livelihood and ecosystem security.

Interaction with various Film Directors.

DATES : 4th to 7th September 2008
TIME : 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
VENUES :
:: Alliance Francaise de Bangalore :: (The Main Venue)
:: Suchitra Film Society, Bangalore ::
:: Badami House, Bangalore ::
:: YWCA, Bangalore ::
:: MES College :: (for College Students)
:: Bal Bhavan :: (for School Children)

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