Silent River

Jason Jaacks, Steve Fisher | 2014 | 25 min.

2015 Official Selection

Award Winner: 2015 Student Filmmaker Award

Since the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement 20 years ago, U.S. companies have used the Santiago River as their own waste canal. Silent River follows a young woman and her family as they defy death threats to try and save one of the most polluted rivers in Mexico.