Sunday, January 27

Canada's tireless social activist - Maude Barlow

It was Canada's tireless social activist, Maude Barlow, who inspired filmmaker Irena Salina to focus on water in her powerful new documentary Flow. And it was the late British poet W.H. Auden whose words she uses to set the film's tone

"Thousands have lived without love, none without water," wrote Auden. Ms. Salina made Flow: For the Love of Water on a showstring budget, filming parts of it solo with a basic digital camera.

Against huge odds and formidable competition, Flow won the approval of Sundance Film Festival programmers and had its world première at the prestigious Utah event last week.

Full Story: Ottawa Citizen

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