UMBRELLA

UMBRELLA

World Water Day Tribute

UMBRELLA (India, 2004, 90 sec.)

Spot from the competition of the International Water and Film Event at the World Water Forum, Mexico City, 2006

United States Premiere Desperately seeking to regain his lost umbrella in the midst of a torrential rain, a man suddenly has a bright idea. Directed by Nandita Das. PSA Produced by Center for Science & Environment.

Shown as part of the day-long World Water Day Tribute. Welcome by Peter O’Brien, Managing Director, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Opening remarks by Guest Curator Linda Lilienfeld, followed by: AGUAS CON EL AGUA; UMBRELLA; WATER FIRST; TIROL – LAND OF WATER; THE STAVE WEIR IN LUCERNE; RIVERGLASS; VILLAGE OF DUST, CITY OF WATER; and SWITCH-OFF. The World Water Day Tribute will continue with a panel discussion entitled Global Water Challenges, and the film finale FLOW: FOR THE LOVE OF WATER.

At EFF’s Tribute to World Water Day, Island Press will have books for sale from its list of titles on freshwater and ocean conservation. For more information, please visit www.islandpress.org.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE, no reservations needed.

Carnegie Institution of Washington, Elihu Root Auditorium,

1530 P St., NW (METRO: Dupont Circle, Q St. exit)

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