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HOLY (UN)HOLY RIVER
Specs: USA | 2016 | 60 min
Filmmakers: Jake Norton & Pete McBride
Themes: river, pollution
Holy (Un)Holy River follows the world’s most revered and reviled river, the great Ganges River of India. The film’s directors, Jake Norton and Pete McBride, followed the river source-to-sea in 2013, documenting its intense beauty and struggles. The film tells the story of the River and all its dichotomies and complexities; a river that is revered by a billion people, depended upon by 500 million, and is at once a source of life and inspiration as well as death, pollution, and tragedy.
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