West Hansen / EcoCInema / USA / 2015 / Action, Adventure, Documentary, Sport / 102 minsThis is the account of the first expedition to paddle the entire 4000+ miles of the Amazon River from its most distant source high in the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic Ocean in Brazil. This international multi-generational team of explorers ran 500 miles of uncharted white water before hitting the final 3800 mile push to the ocean. Along the way, they were fired upon, held at gunpoint 5 times, dealt with hostile natives and friendly narcotraffickers, robbed by pirates, beaten by massive waves and tidal surges and dealt with team conflicts and illness all within the 111 day expedition.
Peeled Faces on the Amazon: The Story of the Amazon Express
The Dunbar Elementary School
September 20, 2015 1:00 pm
John McKenna, Gabriel Clarke / Arts in Film / USA / 2015 / Action, Biography, Documentary / 102 minsThis is a story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication. It is the story of how Steve McQueen, one of the most volatile, charismatic stars of his generation, who seemingly lost so much he held dear in the pursuit of his dream, nevertheless followed it to the end.