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4.1
126 Ratings

Water and Power

Directed by Pat O'Neill
United States, 1989
Documentary

Synopsis

This rarely screened 1989 masterpiece by Pat O’Neill is a moving meditation on industrialization, focusing on the dystopic desert created by Los Angeles’s vast water consumption.

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Water and Power Directed by Pat O'Neill

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1990 | 2 wins including: Documentary (Grand Jury Prize)

National Film Preservation Board

2008 | Winner: National Film Registry

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