Woodstock, “one of the prettiest small towns in America” puts on a show each December. Join us for some Winter Wonderland Magic during Wassail Weekend in Woodstock from Friday December 13 to Sunday December 15, 2019. Complete with twinkling lights, yule-log, caroling,...
The River and the Wall
October 25 - October 30
The River and the Wall is part of the Sustainable Woodstock Climate Change and Sustainability Film Series
October 25-29, 2021
Online Streaming for 5 days.
Free Screening. Register for The River and the Wall here: riverandthewall.eventbrite.com
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.
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.
Run Time: 1 hr 37 mins
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To learn more about the Sustainable Woodstock Climate Change and Sustainability Film series visit, sustainablewoodstock.org.
Hosted by Sustainable Woodstock and Pentangle Arts. Made possible by our underwriters VERMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION and MASCOMA BANK and sponsors Ellaway Group | The Unicorn | Mark Knott DDS.
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