MEKONG THE MOTHER
Directed by: Peter Degen
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MEKONG THE MOTHER (Cambodia, 2000, 30 min.)
Shown as part of Goethe-Institut’s D.C. Mekong Days and as part of EFF’s Rivers Program
The importance of the Mekong to the inhabitants of the river basin is demonstrated as fishermen, boat captains and other ordinary people tell of their livelihoods, their beliefs and their love for the river. The film stresses the need for cooperation to ensure the health of the river and the economic well- being of people in the river basin. Directed by Peter Degen.
Shown with MEKONG.
This program kicks off Goethe-Institut’s D.C. Mekong Days. Together with filmmakers and aid experts from Southeast Asia, the U.S. and Europe, the Goethe-Institut presents films and a public dialogue about the pros and cons of manmade ecological, social and economic changes along the Mekong River. The program is presented in cooperation with the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development, the CGIAR Challenge Program for Water and Food and Mekong Water Dialogues. For the full schedule, please go to www.goethe.de/washington.
Tickets: $7, General Admission; $4, students, seniors and Friends of the Geothe-Institut, available at www.boxofficetickets.com/goethe.