UP TO THE LAST DROP

 

UP TO THE LAST DROP

 

Yorgos Avgeropoulos, (orig. 58 min.) 52 min. (Prod: Small Planet, GR)

 

The secret water wars in Europe.

Cities, regions and countries are rejecting the water privatization model they had adopted for years and are remunicipalizing services in order to take back public control over water and sanitation- often further to private operators’s unwillingness to put communities’s needs before their own profit. In crisis-stricken Europe, Paris and Berlin have recently taken back public control over their water. However, the IMF, CBE and EU’s austerity measures request from European South countries to privatize their water services ...

  

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WONDERFULL MACRO ECONOMICS

WONDERFULL MACRO ECONOMICS

 

Yorgos Avgeropoulos, 53 min. (Prod: Small Planet, GR)


« Guatemala, from statistics to real life »

The Internayional Monetary Fund has been present in Guatemala since 1984. During the past ten years, the country has displayed an impressive economic growth that many developed countries would envy. Average growth is almost as high as 4%! However, at the same time, 1 out of 2 children under the age of 5 suffers from hunger and malnutrition. Guatemala features the fifth highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world, higher than in Haiti, which is by far the poorest country in the Americas. A documentary of shocking contradictions, where wonderful economic figures have nothing to do with real life.

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