Žít vodu / 2020 / Czech Republic, Switzerland, Jordan / 77 min
The vibration of machines echoes across the desert. Ever since Jordanian nomads settled in the spectacular landscape of Wadi Rum, they grew dependent on complex water infrastructure. The source is right below their feet, yet they struggle to meet basic needs. In the meantime, deep water extraction feeds private large-scale farms, animates visionary development and secures a growing urban population.
A recipe for complete environmental disaster. Living Water tells the story of power, exploitation and changing ecological circumstances in one of the most water-poor countries in the
The director was born on 1986 in Prague, Czech Republic.
Pavel BORECKÝ, Veronika JANATKOVÁ