Living Water

  • 10 10
  • 2020
  • 77min

In the heart of Jordan, a fierce battle simmers over the last drops of a precious resource, as states, businesses, and indigenous tribes clash over water rights.

Living Water - Testing the balance between progress and preservation in a thirsty world


This thought-provoking documentary delves into the escalating conflict surrounding Jordan's last abundant source of drinking water. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Wadi Rum's stark landscapes, this documentary weaves the intricate tale of a nation grappling with modern demands and ancient rights.


As the Jordanian state and powerful agricultural conglomerates vie for control, the indigenous communities of Wadi Rum fight to preserve their ancestral lifeline. The film captures the poignant human and environmental impacts at stake, revealing a microcosm of global water crises where every drop counts.

Pavel Borecký
Pavel Borecký Director

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