American Rivers

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American Rivers protects wild rivers, restores damaged rivers, and conserves clean water for people and nature. Since 1973, American Rivers has protected and restored more than 150,000 miles of rivers through advocacy efforts, on-the-ground projects, and an annual America’s Most Endangered Rivers® campaign.

Silent River

Silent River is a documentary film by American Rivers about Matthew Moseley's unprecedented 52-mile river swim attempt from Mineral Bottom near Moab, down the Green River to the confluence with the Colorado River. Silent River is a film about his triumphant 39.6-mile swim, but Silent River is at its core about how rivers are hurting due to drought, climate change, and overuse.


The Important Place

The Important Places by Forest Woodward & Brendan Leonard is a short film about the connection between a father and son, and the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The film reminds and inspires viewers to revere and cherish The Important Places in themselves and is presented by American Rivers, NRS, & Chacos, and produced by Gnarly Bay. The Important Places was the winner of the Most Inspirational Film award at the 2015 5Point Film Festival.

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