Last Paddle? 1000 Rivers, 1 Life (with Mark Angelo in person)
VIFF Centre Screening
World Rivers Day is celebrated around the globe every fourth Sunday in September. It started 40 years ago, as BC Rivers Day, when ecologist Mark Angelo paddled down the Fraser River to draw attention to the need to conserve and protect our waterways. Over the years, Angelo has paddled more than 1000 rivers in 100 countries, perhaps more than any one on the planet. This is his story.
Spanning the globe, the film chronicles a life-long commitment to river conservation and restoration. In acknowledging Mark’s accomplishments, including the founding of World Rivers Day, Last Paddle? makes an eloquent plea to cherish and better care for our life-giving waterways while offering hopeful insights into how we might attain a more sustainable future.
We are delighted to welcome Mark Angelo and filmmaker Roger Williams to share this film with you on World Rivers Day!
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