We are the River

We are the River (in production)

A documentary feature film about how indigenous wisdom has become more urgent than ever as we confront the climate crisis of our planet.

An Aboriginal Elder and an Australian artist join a Maori leader for a five-day canoe trip down the Whanganui River in New Zealand that is legally recognized as a living being. Seen through their eyes, the film shows how we can be at one with nature.

Partners

KRO-NCRV/de Boeddhistische Blik, Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Film Fund Production Incentive, NPO Fonds, Fritt Ord Foundation

Credits

Director and Cinematographer: Petr Lom
Producer: Corinne van Egeraat
Co-producer: Mette Cheng Munthe-Kaas
Editor: Gys Zevenbergen
Sound Design: Mark Glynne

I feel it is my job to ensure that what I’ve been given, I hand on to others.

Ned Tapa
Whanganui
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