Rivers in the Undergrounds of Yucatan

"Flows" is a documentary film about the Mexican peninsula Yucutan with the aim to show the connectivity, the fragility, the complexity of the aquatic systems that represent many places worldwide.

An often poetic film about the huge cave systems in Cancun, Mexico filled with pure drinking water and the influence of tourism in this region.

Director(s): Klaus Thymann
Script: Klaus Thymann
Production: Jens Ambsdorf, Paola Bay, Vickie Cameron
Music: Thom Yorke
Year: 2017
Duration: 51 min
Our age recommendation: 14
Language (audio): English
Language (subtitles): Spanish
Country of origin:
Shooting Locations: Mexico
Screening rights: Lighthouse Foundation ()
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Main topic(s): Water
Secondary topics: tourism drinking water
Mentions: Maya Cancun drinking water Cenotes Lighthouse Foundation reeves coral diving tourism golf wetlands water cleansing wastewater microalgae corruption Caribbean Cenote Manati archeology development foreign investors growth coast mangroves
Topic Page(s): Water

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