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Map of Screenings for Fighting for the Futaleufú Now Available!

Want to know when the film will be screening by you? Please check out our map below. Many festivals are hosted by local organizations or universities, with proceeds benefiting groups in your community.

You can also sign up for our newsletter and we’ll tell you about upcoming screenings each month! Don’t miss out on this chance to catch the award-winning documentary and hang out with people who are passionate about social and environmental issues where you live.

Map Fighting for the Futaleufu Screenings 2014

How Paddlers Can Save the Futaleufu

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The September 2013 issue of The Paddler Ezine looks at rafting and kayaking opportunities in the Futaleufú watershed. Featured are an article by Lorenzo Alvarez-Roos, Partner at Bio Bio Expeditions, and a piece by our International Director, Patrick J. Lynch on How Paddlers Can Save the Futaleufú. Check it out! (en inglés).

Paddlers Sept 2013 Lynch

You can also view or download the PDF of How Paddlers Can Save the Futaleufu here.

Fighting for the Futaleufú: new film shows what’s at risk

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“Futaleufu is like a fairy tale, but those who have not seen it cannot truly anticipate its need for protection.” – Steph Haig, Director, Fighting for the Futaleufú.

 

November 28, 2013. Patagon Journal has released an interview with the director and co-producer of the award-winning film, Fighting for the Futaleufú. The next screening of the film will be at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, California, January 9-12, 2013. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for more chances to see the film next year.

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Patagon Journal Fighting Fu story

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Nevada City, CA Jan 9-12th.

Fighting for the Futaleufu Title Page Steph Haig

The award-winning short documentary, Fighting for the Futaleufú, will be screening this weekend at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival! Head to the foothills of the Sierras and catch over a hundred environmentally-themed films, including a short documentary by filmmakers Stephanie Haig and Darrell Lorentzen that looks at the risks to the Futaleufú River in northern Patagonia. Featured in the documentary are some recognizable faces, including Futaleufú Riverkeeper founder Robert Currie Ríos and our scientific adviser Dr. Bill Horvath.

When to see it?

#1: Saturday evening: Catch the film starting at 7pm at Stonehouse Old Brewery, screened together with three other topical films including the world premiere of Beyond Reclaimed by director James “Q” Martin. There are only about 100 seats so get there early if you can! Doors open at 6:30.

#2: Sunday afternoon: Did you miss the Saturday premiere? Here’s your second chance, during the 2pm session at the Yuba River CS. If you’re heading to Nevada City this weekend don’t miss out!

To view the full festival schedule, including workshops, nightlife and more, visit Wild & Scenic’s website (PDF). The film will also be going on tour with Wild & Scenic this year, so if you know of a local organization interested in hosting the festival (and screening this wonderful little film) please let us know.

Are you inspired to protect the Futaleufú watershed? First, see the film! You can subscribe to our Facebook page or our newsletter and we will update when new screenings take place near you.

Second, please show your support for saving the Futaleufú by becoming a donor! Every bit helps reach our goal of placing permanent legal protections on the Futaleufú River and making sure that local communities, rather than large energy companies, get to determine the future of the watershed.

All gifts are tax-deductible in the U.S. and are made through our 501c3 fiscal sponsor, the Waterkeeper Alliance. Questions? Ideas? Please write to us at info@futaleufuriverkeeper.org or call us at (914) 357-4837.


Fighting for the Futaleufu Film Selections Jan 2014