A Documentary Film by Muireann de Barra & Aisling Crudden
‘Hope and change in Bolivia in an era of water privatisation.’
Water Rising is a feature length documentary about family, community, hope and change in Bolivia during an era of water privatisation.
Filmed entirely in Bolivia, the film shares intimate portraits of people living in a ramshackle city where, despite an abundance of freshwater, they struggle for the right to access clean, safe and affordable water.
‘This is a moving and poetic film. By closely observing people with courage and character, the film makers capture the essence of a common struggle in a subtle yet stirring way… ‘
Steph Green, Film maker & Academy Award ® Nominee
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