The documentary details the tragic consequences of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, symbols of the fertile crescent and the birth of civilization, recounting a devastating water crisis that is affecting the lives of millions of Iraqis. As in the north of Syria, told by Daniela Sala, also in Iraq the reasons are multiple: maxi-dams in Turkey and Iran, drought, pollution. In a region increasingly exposed to the climate crisis, a group of young environmentalists has been mobilizing for years, risking their lives to defend the right to water.
Iraq without water
Un viaggio sull’acqua da Mosul a Basra