SWIM FOR THE RIVER -- Wed. Oct. 4 at 7pm w/Speaker

SWIM FOR THE RIVER -- Wed. Oct. 4 at 7pm Tom Weidlinger. 2006. 57 min. NR. US. Bullfrog Films. MEET IN THE LOBBY @ JB MEMBERSHIP DESK @ 7p, then get your seat; Movie Start time is at 7:30p, BUY TICKETS EARLY In July 2004, Christopher Swain, a 36-year-old Vermonter, swam the entire 315-mile length of the Hudson River, from its Adirondack source to New York Harbor, braving whitewater, sewage, snapping turtles, hydroelectric dams, homeland security patrols, and PCB contamination along the way - to bring attention to his clean water campaign. Both a story of incredible physical achievement and a document of one of the central environmental battles of our time, the film introduces us to an array of committed citizens battling upstream in the good fight against the many threats to this most impressive and gorgeous of rivers. Q&A swimmer Christopher Swain & Alex Matthiessen, president of Riverkeeper. Film tour sponsored by Riverkeeper, an advocacy group that monitors the Hudson River The subject of the film and President of Riverkeeper will be speaking. BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY AND DON'T BE SOLD OUT.

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  • Vikki

    Oh, don't get me started..environmental...boycott products made in factories without EPA standards just to start. Riverkeeper is a great organization! Support their programs and go to local meetings that are going to effect you! Don't wait for someone to speak up for you!

    October 5, 2006

  • Cathy

    Interesting documentary about the Hudson River and a 300 mile swim from start to finish. The interaction with the communities along the way added to the story. If you care about the environment and the river, see this movie

    October 5, 2006

  • Kevin

    Great film. See it.

    October 4, 2006

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