Director: Irena Salina
Runtime: 83 minutes
TV Rating: TVPG
Flow: For Love of Water is a 2008 documentary film directed by Irena Salina produced by Steven Starr and co-produced by Gill Holland and Yvette Tomlinson . The film features interviews with water and community activists Maude Barlow, Peter Gleick; and, scientists Ashok Gadgil, Rajendra Singh, and Vandana Shiva. The film won the Grand Jury Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival and the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the United Nations Film Festival.
The film concentrates on the big business of privatization of water infrastructure which prioritizes profits over the availability of clean water for people and the environment. Major businesses depicted in the film are Nestle, The Coca-Cola Company, Suez, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
It competed in the Documentary Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
FLOW launched a Right To Water campaign to add a 31st article to the Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, Article31.org.