It's a film that explores a possible and dire future where water, food and natural resources teeter on the edge of collapse.
And the San Joaquin Valley is at the center of the drama.
Filmmaker Jim Thebaut's documentary "Running Dry: Beyond the Brink" premiered Thursday evening at the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame. There were no empty seats at the free showing, but the documentary is expected to go to wider distribution in April.
Thebaut, the creator, producer and director of the film, conducted 30 on-camera interviews for the feature, which focuses on the critical connection between food and water and the national security ramifications of that delicate relationship.
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