Buriganga

Buriganga Thousands of Bangladeshis rely on the Buriganga river for a living. Yet as this HD film reveals, a shocking level of pollution and misuse, is threatening this economic and cultural life force.

"We used to drink this water many years ago. We don't any more", says Mohammad, who left school to work at the boathouse. Impoverished city dwellers have filled the river with plastic and rubbish. Yet those who live around it feel a spiritual, life-affirming connection with the river: "because the river is here, we are here. It's allowed us to move forward in life".
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