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Water and Power is a 1989 experimental documentary film by Pat O'Neill



Using a series of visual techniques and clips from older films, the film explores the complex battle for natural resources waged between Los Angeles and the Owens Valley.


It won the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 1990 Sundance Film Festival[1]. It was selected to the United States National Film Registry in 2009 as "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".[2]


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  2. ^ "Water and Power (1989) - IMDb". Retrieved 2017-01-05.

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