"Something in the water" | "Το νερό είναι ζωή" (2016)

Something in the water reveals the web of special interests, diplomatic ties and corporate influence behind the privatization of Greece's public services. The film follows the story of the fight for public water in Thessaloniki, where, despite 98.2% of voters choosing to maintain public control, the Troika continues to push for privatization, with French multinational Suez set to buy a significant share. At the centre of the film is the Greek privatization fund, Taiped; a troika imposed institution riddled by corruption scandals, tasked with the fire-sale of a wide range of Greek public services and state assets. On the board of Taiped sits EU representative Philippe Boin who also doubles as Chief of the Economic Service to the French Embassy in Athens, where his main role is to... read more
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"Something in the water" | "Το νερό είναι ζωή" (2016)