May 4, 2009
Directed by Jin Thebaut
Rated PG, 90 min.
The American Southwest: Are We Running Dry? a documentary film completed July, 2008, hosted and narrated by actress Jane Seymour, and produced, directed and written by veteran filmmaker Jim Thebaut, who also serves as executive producer, provides audiences in-depth awareness about the water crisis in the western United States. Viewers will learn about land use planning and water needs of cities in the Southwest and how relentless drought and record low precipitation has affected water levels on vital sources such as Lake Powell, Lake Mead, the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta system, the Rio Grande and the Colorado River.
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