The Resource Patagonia Rising

Patagonia Rising

Label
Patagonia Rising
Title
Patagonia Rising
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Deep in the heart of Chile's Patagonia region flow two of the world's purest rivers, the Baker and Pascua. Fed by vast glacial systems, these untouched rivers drive biodiversity in rainforests, estuaries and marine ecosystems. They are also the life source for Patagonia's most tenacious residents: the Gauchos, the iconic South American Cowboy. Now, five huge hydroelectric dams are planned for the two rivers. Over the past century more than 45,000 large dams have altered the health of the planet's rivers with disastrous impacts that continue to unfold. Capturing the heated battle between those who wish to exploit the rivers and those who wish to preserve them, Patagonia Rising brings awareness - and solutions - to this global conflict over water and power. "An intelligent and awe-inspiring film." - Variety. "Beautifully filmed and patiently explained...breathtaking landscape shots honor a way of life in imminent danger of being, quite literally, swept away." - The New York Times. "Offers stunning views and evocative glimpses of a near-vanished agrarian lifestyle." - NPR. "Excellent. An intelligent, passionate and cogent scientific argument against damming the rivers. Patagonia Rising echoes the call of Occupy Wall Street...and leads us to one startling conclusion: that dams are nothing more than international investment opportunities for the rich." - Film Journal
Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by First Run Features in 2011
Runtime
87
Technique
live action
Label
Patagonia Rising
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/137612
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1137611
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 88 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1137611
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908377943
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Patagonia Rising
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/137612
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1137611
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 88 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1137611
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908377943
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
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