ON THE WATER
SHORTS PROGRAM | THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Different perspectives of the ebbs and flows of our natural world of wonder as seen from the waterline.
Total running time 102 min
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THE LONG TODAY
Canada 2020, 16 min Director NIOBE THOMPSON
Filmmaker Niobe Thompson’s dad turned 70 this summer. So he found a “river” on a map, repaired one of his old wood canoes, and invited his family to help him celebrate the big day.
WOOD ON WATER
UK 2020, 45 min Director HANNAH MAIA
Twelve young women spend 40 days canoe-tripping in the Canadian wilderness over a challenging counter-cultural summer spent exploring their physical surroundings and inner selves free from mainstream society’s expectations.
UNDERSTORY: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE TONGASS
US 2021, 39 min Director COLIN ARISMAN
Three women set sail on a 350-mile expedition through Alaska’s massive Tongass National Forest, exploring how clearcut logging in this coastal rainforest could affect wildlife, local communities, and our planet’s climate.
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