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527Berkeley Filmmakers Screening Series continues with THIRST: Thursday, December 17, 7 p.m.

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  • rachel mercy
    Dec 8, 2009
      Hey Allstars,
      Here's a free screening next week at Fantasy/Saul Zaentz with filmmakers present.

      Subject: Berkeley Filmmakers Screening Series continues with THIRST: Thursday, December 17, 7 p.m.

      Wareham Development continues the monthly Berkeley Filmmakers Screening Series, established to showcase the award-winning independent cinema of the filmmakers at the Zaentz Media Center, 2600 Tenth Street, in Berkeley.   


      The series continues on Thursday, December 17, at 7pm with the screening of THIRST. Directors Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman ask, “Is water a human right or a commodity to be bought and sold?” "Thirst" is about the global drive to privatize water.  The film tells dramatic stories of community resistance:  from a bloody insurrection in Bolivia to political confrontations in California to a growing women's water movement in India. "Thirst" premiered on the PBS series P.O.V. and has been translated into 14 languages. It has become a basic text of the global movement for a human right to water. 

      Filmmakers Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman will lead a Q&A after the screening.

      Tickets are free, but seating is limited and by reservation only.  Previous screenings have sold out.

      If you wish to make a reservation for this screening or have questions, please contact us at reservations@...

      To make reservations on the website or for more information on this and other scheduled films, please visit www.berkeleyfilmscreening.com. 


      Thank you for passing on this information to those who might be interested.  We look forward to seeing you at the movies.



      Anna Stenberg


      Zaentz Media Center/Fantasy Studios

      2600 Tenth Street

      Berkeley, CA 94710


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