River

  • Queensland Premiere
  • Jennifer Peedom
  • Australia (2021)
  • All Ages
75 min

Director Jennifer Peedom’s follows her record-breaking documentary Mountain with River, in collaboration with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and narrated by Willem Dafoe.

Throughout history, rivers have shaped our landscapes and our journeys; flowed through our cultures and dreams. River takes its audience on a journey through space and time; spanning six continents, and drawing on extraordinary contemporary cinematography, including satellite filming, the film shows rivers on scales and from perspectives never seen before. Its union of image, music and sparse, poetic script create a film that is both dream-like and powerful, honouring the wildness of rivers but also recognising their vulnerability. River is a spectacular cinema experience.

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  • Language
    English
  • Director
    Jennifer Peedom
  • Screenwriter
    Jennifer Peedom, Joseph Nizeti
  • Genre
    Documentary, Environment

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