Bottled Life – Nestle’s Business with Water (Ethiopia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Switzerland, USA, 90 min)
Directed by Urs Schnell
Can you imagine someone turning ordinary water into a billion dollar business? The secret key to the blue gold lies in the hand of Swiss transnational nutrition company Nestle. Nestle is generating $10 billion a year alone with bottled water. A Zurich based journalist starts investigating into his country’s most powerful corporation. He wants to find out what is behind Nestles fastest growing line of business. The journey leads him from Switzerland to the USA, Africa and Pakistan. He gets involved in a harsh fight between citizens trying to protect their local sources and the world’s number 1 food&beverage company grabbing for the most precious good on earth.
- Festival Screening: February 26th, 2012 approx. 5:54 pm