50 Years of Earth Day: The River and the Wall
Date/Time: Virtual Screening available 12:01am to 11:59pm CST on April 22nd & Facebook Live Q&A 7:00pm to 7:45pm on April 22nd (Links: RSVP below)
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Join us in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with a FREE virtual screening of The River and the Wall as well as a live stream Q&A with Emmy-winning producer Hilary Pierce, in partnership with Houston Cinema Arts Festival and Winston Contemporary Art!
Here’s how it works: RSVP at the link below and register. We’ll email you the day of with the link to watch the film, which will be available from 12:01am to 11:59pm CST on April 22nd. At 7:00pm CST, we will have a 45 minute long discussion between Houston Cinema Arts Festival’s Artistic Director, Jessica Green, and the producer Hilary Pierce, with questions from the audience taken virtually to Houston Cinema Arts Festival’sFacebook Live account!
RSVP link: https://hcas.eventive.org/schedule/5e6a9fa72eb35200315a972c
The River and the Wall follows five friends as they venture into the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands and travel 1200 miles along the Rio Grande. On horses, mountain bikes, and canoes, they set out to document the wildlife and landscapes and to 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.