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THE STOLEN RIVER
Six young people in rural India set out on a journey to find out who is poisoning their sacred river Yamuna, causing people and animals to fall sick and die en masse in their village and surrounding areas. By the time they arrive at the foothills of the Himalayas, a shocking reality unfolds in front of them: their river has been “stolen” and replaced by an open flow of sewage, causing a major ecological disaster affecting tens of millions - to which, unknowingly, the whole world contributes. Can they save the river, people’s lives and their holy land, the very heart of the ancient Indian culture?
Directed by Krisztina Danka, Ph.D.
Running time: 40 min.
Available languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Hungarian
Release year: 2017