Silent River

Silent River trailer from SplitFrame Media on Vimeo.

Part of the Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Program

Winner of the Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award

Since the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement 20 years ago, international companies have used the Santiago River as their own “waste canal.” This documentary follows a young woman and her family as they try to save one of the most polluted rivers in Mexico. Directed by Jason Jaacks and Steve Fisher. Produced by Steve Fisher.

Discussion with filmmakers Steve Fisher and Jason Jaacks follows screening.

Thursday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Starting at $15, available at

National Geographic Society, Gilbert H. Grosvenor Auditorium, 1600 M St., NW (Metro: Farragut North)

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