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Netflix & chill? More like Netflix & water! CT features in new doccie

SOSNPO, a South African water NPO, joined the line-up of prestigious directors for the groundbreaking documentary.

FILE: A handful of concerned Cape Town residents march to Parliament over the increase in rates and taxes. Picture: Bertram Malgas/EWN

CAPE TOWN - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has unveiled the trailer for their documentary WaterWise in which Cape Town features prominently for Netflix.

WATCH: 'WaterWise' trailer

The piece details how the world is poised on the brink of massive changes in how water is used and valued.

Waterwise, how not to drain a country touches on the worlds different water situations.

SOSNPO, a South African water NPO, joined the line-up of prestigious directors for the groundbreaking documentary. The NPO aims to improve water equity within communities, primarily focusing on sanitation and hygiene in schools, by providing sustainable water solutions through partnerships with businesses and other organisations.

The organisation’s Shelley Humphreys said the Cape Town water crisis was instrumental in the coming together of the documentary.

“We have co-directed a Netflix movie. It also features other water scares countries around the world. It looks at the different communities and businesses and the impact it’s had on them and the solutions they have put in place.”

The documentary will be released at the end of the year.

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