The documentary The Nile Quest is a journey up the world’s longest river together with Terje Tvedt, Ph.D., professor, author and director of the award winning documentary series “The History of Water” and “The Future of Water”. Terje Tvedt is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on the Nile and in this film he will focus on its decisive economic, political and societal role in the region.
Viewers will be taken on a voyage through the history and present situation of this gigantic waterway system through encounters with people and leaders of the countries that are connected to the river, from its mouth in the Mediterranean Sea to the White Nile’s source in the heart of Africa. Through Terje Tvedt’s unique network of contacts we will have the opportunity to meet some of the most important and influential political leaders of the countries in question. This means that the film will present a totally new and alternative perspective on the Nile and its important role in the world today.