Thu Nov 21, 6:00 PM - Thu Nov 21, 7:30 PM
1201 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Community: Downtown DC


Co-presented with Films Across Borders

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Seldom Seen SleightDir. Taylor Graham(United States, 2018, 13min.)When Ken Sleight first floated the Colorado River through southern Utah’s Glen Canyon in 1955, he recognized the canyon as a place where he could spend the rest of his life. Shortly thereafter, he left a comfortable desk job at the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company to start his own river guiding company. With plans for Glen Canyon Dam already in the works, however, he knew he was building his life around a condemned world.Glen Canyon RediscoveredDir. Taylor Graham(United States, 2018, 29min.)Glen Canyon Rediscovered chronicles a 350-mile, sea-kayak-based journey to the remote and lost wonders of Glen Canyon, the “place no one knew.” As a result of climate change and an over-tapped Colorado River, Lake Powell is receding and the intricate side canyons, resurrected desert beauty, and forgotten cultural wonders of Glen Canyon are emerging from the depths of the reservoir.Post-Screening Discussion feat. Taylor Graham, moderated by Dustin Renwick (Program Officer, Storytelling Grants, National Geographic).

Two Screenings: 6:00 & 8:00 PM

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