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La Source

5 (2 votes)
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Drink contaminated water from a nearby river or endure a dangerous and physically taxing walk to get clean water This is the choice that must be made every day in La Source. A FilmBuff Presentation.

  • DirectorPatrick Shen
  • Runtime: 1 hr 11 min
  • StudioFilmBuff
  • QualityHD

Reviews about La Source

Los Angeles Times
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Some documentaries just make you feel good about the world and the people in it, and "La Source" is definitely one of those.

Paste Magazine
Scott Wold
Paste Magazine

Although audiences may find themselves similarly frustrated by the film's reduction in scope, it nevertheless effectively focuses on the efforts of Josue Lajeunesse and his vision of building out the foundation laid by his father.

Film Journal International
Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International

In this gleaming little gem of a documentary, a janitor devotes everything to the cause of bringing fresh water to his Haitian village. It's the rare example of an issue film that lets its subjects sell the story instead of having it thrust upon them.