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Let’s Talk About Water & Mayors Make Movies Celebrate NY Water Week




Sat, Mar 18

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Florence Gould Hall, French Institute Alliance Française
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022


Please join us for a film and water program in honor of the UN Decade on Water. The screening of Aïssa Maïga's Above Water will be preceded by short films including The OECD Principles on Water Governance, Water as Leverage: Cartagena (The Netherlands), Mayors Make Movies: Nairobi, An introduction to the new World Water Film Festival and A Tribute to 30 Years of the New York African Film Festival.

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Above Water / Marcher sur l’eau

Aïssa Maïga / Niger, France and Belgium / 2021 / 89mins

Twelve-year-old Houlaye lives in Niger, and travels several kilometers each day to fetch water. Her village’s efforts to construct a well bring the promise of a new life for people who have literally been walking on water since birth.