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Water and Power is a 1989 experimental documentary film by Pat O'Neill. [1]



A dazzling reflection between nature and man in Los Angeles about the city's surroundings' desertification due to enormous water consumption. [2] [3]


It won the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 1990 Sundance Film Festival [4]

It was selected to the United States National Film Registry in 2009 as "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". [5]


  1. ^ FilmAffinity
  2. ^ Chicago Reader
  3. ^ Letterboxd
  4. ^ MUBI.
  5. ^ "New titles in U.S. National Film Registry". The Globe and Mail. Associated Press. December 30, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-30.

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