Archive for May 15th, 2016

  • Power of the River: Expedition to the Heart of Water in Bhutan

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    74 minute documentary film, written, directed, and produced by Greg I. Hamilton

    Expedition to the Heart of Water in BhutanROBERT REDFORD CALLS Greg’s feature debut: “A cinematic adventure into the heart of wilderness.” He went on to say: “Power of the River captures the connection between people and the rivers that are our lifeblood.”

    Docuwest_winner_100hThe film had its world premiere May 15, 2016 at the DocuWest International Film Festival where it won Best Colorado Feature.

    THE STORY: In the country with the world’s most ambitious commitment to protect nature, where the king values the happiness of his people above the money they make, a threat is looming. Bhutan’s primary revenue source is hydropower; quotas with India would require damming every last river. A man named “Good Karma” guides an expedition to keep his kingdom’s mightiest river wild and free.

    Click below to watch the trailer for the film (3 minutes).