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Saturday, October 25 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
H2O MX

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José Cohen & Lorenzo Hagerman

2013 | 82 Mins | Mexico

New York Premiere

The source of life. The building blocks. Access to potable water (and lots of it) is not a luxury but an essential human right. In the largest city in the Americas, though, Mexico City’s 22 million residents are faced with myriad geographical, economic and political obstacles to a consistent water source. H2O MX investigates the daily issues that the megalopolis faces, from dangerous detergent buildup in the clouds to farmers in Mezquital living off wastewater irrigation to Chalco citizens fending off perennial floods. It’s an unsettling but beautiful watch, and a persuasive one, reminding us that sustainability is more than just a buzzword—it’s a philosophy deeply linked to social justice in an urban setting. The film will leave any urban-dweller wondering how a place so massive and unwieldy can find a way to be sustainable.


Saturday October 25, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
People Center

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