Documentary on local water management wins prestigious award

February 6, 2018

Osoyoos Times – February 6, 2018

A documentary film about managing water in the Okanagan River and Osoyoos Lake has won a prestigious film award.

Jiri and Lucie Bakala, the husband and wife production team from Ascent Films Inc., won an Award of Excellence for their documentary “A River Film” in the Impact DOCS Awards Competition last week.

A River Film was produced for the International Joint Commission in close collaboration with Washington State Department of Ecology and the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB).

The 38-minute film shows trans-boundary management of water resources in the Okanagan Basin in B.C. and the Okanogan Basin in Washington State.

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