INTERNATIONAL PRIZE WINNERS
LIFE WITHOUT GUARANTEE
by: Qudrat Atadjanov
The story of a former sailor who missed the sea.
by: Jordan Leibel & Ramiro Lainez
Communities in El Salvador grapple with protecting their water sources from the pressures of privatization and pollution.
WATERBORNE: A STORY OF BROKEN WATER
by: Katherine Finn
Captures of the history of harm to indigenous lands and water and how these changes continue to manifest today in the situations of long term boil water advisories in Indigenous communities...
THE FATHER OF TREES
by: Teymour Ghaderi
A man who collects the plastic bottles in the nature and watering the trees, because the water is too low.
LET'S TALK ABOUT WATER
by: Michael Rouse
A poetic perspective on our water crisis.
Father and daughter enjoying life on the beach.
by: Curtis Wagner
Everyone can make a difference, but sometimes we need to be reminded what is it stake if we don’t.
TOO MUCH TOO LITTLE TOO LATE?
by: Mirva Grönqvist
Short animation about water pollution. Is it too late to make a change?
WETLAND / WASTE LAND
by: Philip Loring & Don Selby
Anthropologist Philip Loring and filmmaker Donald Selby look at the emerging conflicts in the Canadian prairies over the apparently-conflicting needs of wetlands and agriculture...
YOUTH PRIZE WINNERS
SAVE IT BEFORE IT'S GONE!
by: Shreya Adapa
Our amount of clean, accessible water is slowly draining. As cities are growing, rainwater is going down drains, and eventually into rivers and oceans, where it is lost. This story is about a boy who finds a creative way to save water and fulfill his wish to grow plants.
SNOW SOME LOVE
by: Lauren Lockert, Brianna Duncan, Brenna Korol, Love Akpan
3 girls go outside to build a snowman and are shocked by a discovery that they make.
KEEP THE RIVERS CLEAN
by: Izmailova Lisa, Fattah Kirill
Keep the rivers clean - do not throw trash in water.
EVERY DROP COUNTS
by: Alexander Colman,
In our study of America's water pollution crisis, we interview local expert Bill Lucey, at his home in Killingsworth, CT. We also get insight from our Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal. The Senator was filmed at the Weston Town Hall. Intro and ending scenes were filmed at our local reservoir.
WATER FILM 2020
by: Grant Liebrecht, Aiden Liebrecht
One of the units that our class studied this year was about water. This unit helped inspire our film. In the unit we talked about water and how essential it is to human life and to a healthy ecosystem. The idea behind our film is to highlight the waste of this essential resource and how in the past two hundred years we have been wasting and overusing this precious resource...
DO NOT BE AFRAID, LETS GO!
by: Natalia Liadova
The leading soloist of the Novosibirsk Opera and ballet theatre Anna Germizeeva performed a dance in the pool "Spartak". The concept of the video is to show people that they don't need to be afraid to do what they like. Don't be shy, don't be afraid of any obstacles. In addition, the video demonstrates that there is not much water, so the ballerina dances not by the sea, but by the pool, where it is already cleaned and processed.