A River’s Last Chance: Documentary Film Eel River

Humboldt Steelhead Days will be screening “A River’s Last Chance: A Story of Salmon, Timber, Weed and Wine along California’s Mighty Eel River,” by former Humboldt State University student and the director of storytelling for Pacific Rivers, Shane Anderson. This event is sponsored by Coast Central Credit Union!

The Eel River in Northern California is arguably the best opportunity for wild salmon recovery on the entire west coast. The river and salmon have weathered decades of over fishing, abusive logging, catastrophic floods and droughts, a hydro power dam that diverts water out of basin.

Today the Eels recovering wild salmon compete for water with the region’s underground multi billion dollar cannabis economy and the multi billion dollar wine industries of Sonoma and Mendocino.

This film is rooted in the belief that we can live symbiotically with our watersheds and encourage both a rivers recovery and economic future.

Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/ariverslastchance

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 10 at 5pm; Film starts at 6pm
WHERE: Lost Coast Brewing Co., Facility, 2nd Floor (1600 Sunset Rd, Eureka, CA 95503)
Question and Answer session after the film.
The Beer Taps will be open downstairs. Bring cash.

BIO: Shane Anderson founded North Fork Studios in 2012 after realizing the importance of the video medium to tell stories that can lead to changes in public policy around the environment and natural resources management. Shane’s interest in film and video began in 1998 while skiing professionally and co-producing ski movies. For eight years Shane was actively involved in the film and television industry in Los Angeles, CA working on commercials, feature films, TV, radio, and documentary mediums. He then decided to embarked on his own path merging his love for the outdoors with visual storytelling. https://www.northforkstudios.net
• Contact Shane at northforkstudios@gmail.com

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