Mother of All Rivers

Will Parrinello, Mill Valley Film Group | 2015 | 9 min.

2016 Official Selection

Berta Cáceres rallied her indigenous Lenca people to wage a grassroots protest that successfully pressured the government of Honduras and the world’s largest Chinese dam builder, SinoHydro, to withdraw from building the Agua Zarca Dam. Narrated by Robert Redford, this film illustrates how an ordinary person can effect extraordinary change. Berta is a true environmental hero who placed herself squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries while building strong grassroots support

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