Water & Power: A California Heist

Synopsis /

In California’s complex water system, a handful of corporate land owners took advantage of a state-engineered system and gained control of the state’s most precious public resource, while drought left local homeowners with dry wells.

Water & Power: A California Heist had its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

Director /

  • Marina Zenovich

Producer /

  • Ted Gesing

Executive Producers /

  • Alex Gibney
  • Lynne Kirby
  • Stacey Offman
  • Erica Sashin
  • Marina Zenovich

Cinematography by /

  • Sam Painter
  • Thorsten Thielow

Edited by /

  • Pax Wassermann
  • Aaron Yanes