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The River and the Wall (opening night reception for Films Across Borders)
Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater (McKinley Building)
American University School of Communication
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW - Washington, DC 20016
Reservations (recommended): https://TheRiverAndTheWallAU.eventbrite.com
This event is first come, first seated until theater is full. Reservations are encouraged.
More Info: http://www.FilmsAcrossBorders.org
The River and the Wall documentary follows five friends on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes as they explore the environmental and human impacts of a southern border wall along the wilderness of the Texas Rio Grande.
Mini-concert by folk singers Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary) and Bethany Yarrow, activists in social justice and environmental issues
6:15 p.m. –- Light refreshments
6:45 p.m. -- Mini- concert with Peter Yarrow and Bethany Yarrow
7:30 p.m. -- Film screening of The River and the Wall (97 minutes)
9:10 p.m. –- Following film, audience conversation with the Yarrows, moderated by Maggie Burnette Stogner, Executive Director, Center for Environmental Filmmaking.
- Social Events and Recreational Activities
- School of Communication
- AU Arts
- Center for Environmental Filmmaking
- School of International Service
- Lydia Schindler
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