Screening: H20MX

Directed by José Cohen (Mexico, 2013)

Film Screening and Discussion

April 2, 2015

H20Mx: A Discussion with Isha Ray and Ivonne del Valle


The 2014 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award-winning documentary “H20mx” highlights the economic, political, and geographical difficulties that stand between Mexico City’s 22 million residents and a safe, reliable water supply. 90 minutes.Spanish with English subtitles

Event Description

The film will be followed by a panel discussion with Isha Ray and Ivonne del Valle.


Isha Ray is Associate Professor with the Energy and Resources Group and Co-Director of the Berkeley Water Center at UC Berkeley.

Ivonne del Valle is Associate Professor at UC Berkeley’s Department of Spanish & Portuguese. Her research currently focuses on the drainage of the lakes of Mexico City that started in 1607.

More Information

Read "Mexico: City on a Lake, Running Dry" by Ignacio Camacho and Femke Oldham in the Fall 2015 Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies.


“a good-looking, well-researched and smartly assembled documentary” —Alissa Simon, Variety