The Water front

"What if you lived by the largest body of fresh water in the world but could no longer afford to use it? Residents of Highland Park, Michigan, known as the birthplace of the auto industry, have received water bills as high as $10,000; they have had their water turned off and are struggling to k...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Brennan, John. (Composer)
Corporate Authors: Red Lizard Productions., Bullfrog Films.
Other Authors: Miller, Liz, 1966- (Director, Producer), Powell, Achebe. (Narrator)
Format: Video
Language:English
Published: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, [2008]
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:"What if you lived by the largest body of fresh water in the world but could no longer afford to use it? Residents of Highland Park, Michigan, known as the birthplace of the auto industry, have received water bills as high as $10,000; they have had their water turned off and are struggling to keep water, a basic human right, from becoming privatized. The Water Front is the story of an American city in crisis, but it is not just about water. The story touches on the very essence of our democratic system and is an unnerving indication of what is in store for residents around the world facing their own water struggles"-- Original container.
Item Description:Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Physical Description:1 streaming media file (53 min.) : sd., col.
Format:System requirements: access to Internet or Intranet ; media player.
Production Credits:Cinematographer: Liz Miller ; editors: Liz Miller, Susan Shanks, FrÈdÈric Moffet, Etienne Gagnon ; original music, John Brennan ; theme music, Joe L. Carter.