THE RIVER AND THE WALL

Feature Film

THE RIVER AND THE WALL

Tue · May 7, 2019

6:00 pm

The Animas City Theatre - Movies

$11.00 General Admission $10.00 Students/Seniors/Military

This event is all ages

‘The River and The Wall’ is a Visually Stunning Borderland Adventure

A documentary follows five adventurers as they travel the Rio Grande, assessing the ecological and social impact of a border wall.

THE RIVER AND THE WALL
THE RIVER AND THE WALL
1h 37min | Documentary, Adventure

The River and the Wall follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes.

Conservation filmmaker Ben Masters realizes the urgency of documenting the last remaining wilderness in Texas as the threat of new border wall construction looms ahead. Masters recruits NatGeo Explorer Filipe DeAndrade, ornithologist Heather Mackey, river guide Austin Alvarado, and conservationist Jay Kleberg to join him on the two-and-a-half-month journey down 1,200 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border.

They set out to document the borderlands and explore the potential impacts of a wall on the natural environment, but as the wilderness gives way to the more populated and heavily trafficked Lower Rio Grande Valley, they come face-to-face with the human side of the immigration debate and enter uncharted emotional waters.
Venue Information:
The Animas City Theatre - Movies
128 E College Drive
Durango, CO, 81301
http://www.animascitytheatre.com/