Rendezvous for Rivers 2012

Thursday, September 20, 2012
Join us for International Rivers' party of the year! Our staff, both local and international, board and advisory board invites you to celebrate the power of people and International Rivers' efforts in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are celebrating for our second year at the beautiful Lake Chalet as we plan to once again bring together our community of river advocates and supporters from the Bay Area and beyond.

Event: Meet Our Africa Program Director

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Introducing International Rivers to South African NGOsInternational Rivers has set up shop in South Africa! Come and meet our Africa Programme Director and learn about our work to protect rivers from destructive dams and promote better solutions to meeting water and energy needs. Venue: Endangered Wildlife Trust Date: April 4, 2012, 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm Address: Endangered Wildlife Trust, Pinelands Office Park, Modderfontein, Johannesburg. About UsFor nearly 30 years, International Rivers has worked to protect rivers around the world and defend the rights of communities that depend on them. N

Patagonia Rising at UC Santa Cruz

Monday, March 12, 2012
Come enjoy a screening of Patagonia Rising at UC Santa Cruz, sponsored by the UCSC Environmental Studies Department and the Pepper-Giberson Chair. Stick around after the film for a Q&A with Director Brian Lilla, Dr. Jeffrey Bury, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, and Berklee Lowrey-Evans, Patagonia Campaign Coordinator at International Rivers. When: Tuesday March 13, Doors at 7:00pm, Film at 7:30pmWhere: UC Santa Cruz Media TheaterCost: FREE & Open to the PublicRSVP and invite your friends on Facebook About Patagonia RisingDeep in the heart of Patagonian Chile flow two o

The New Great Walls: Stories of China's Dams from Three Gorges to the Horn of Africa

Saturday, April 14, 2012
Join us for a Sunday afternoon mixer, film screening and unique opportunity to hear from two generations of river and human rights activists on a rare visit to California from their homelands in China and Kenya. Where: Fort Mason Center, Bldg. C, Room 260, San Francisco When: Sunday, April 15. Doors open at 1:00 pm. Program begins promptly at 1:15 pm. Cost: $20 each; Sweets and drinks provided.

International Day of Action for Rivers 2012 in Berkeley

Take Back Our Rivers - Occupy The Marsh on March 14 Please join us at The Marsh in downtown Berkeley to celebrate rivers on March 14. The theme for this 15th annual International Day of Action Against Dams and For Rivers, Water and Life is “Keep Our Rivers Free!” Our event will include a screening of A River Runs Though Us, a spectacular slam poetry performance by Abe Becker, African drumming and dance by UC Berkeley students, a photobooth, delicious local snacks and drinks, and more! Bring the spirit of the Occupy movement with you as we amplify our voices in this day of struggle, cel

Waking the Green Tiger: The Rise of the Green Movement in China

Monday, February 13, 2012
International Rivers is proud to be the local partner for the U.S. premiere of Waking the Green Tiger, an award-winning film about China's green movement. Featuring archival footage and interviews never before seen outside of China, this remarkable film tells the story of the successful campaign by farmers, activists and journalists to stop the Tiger Leaping Gorge Dam on the Jinsha River and save the villages from dams on the wild and untammed Nu River. The documentary also tells the history of Chairman Mao's "war against nature" that ushered in decades of environmental de

2012 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Friday, January 13, 2012
International Rivers is excited to be involved with two films at this year's Wild & Scenic Film Festival. A River Runs Through Us and Patagonia Rising will be showing in two different water-themed film sessions. Buy tickets online now. When: Friday, January 13, music at 5:45pm, show at 6:45pm Where: Veteran's Hall, Nevada City, CA and When: Saturday, January 14, doors at 8:30am, show at 9:00am Where: Masonic Hall, Nevada City, CA Our Executive Director Jason Rainey, Africa Campaigner Lori Pottinger, and Patagonia Campaign Coordinator Berklee Lowrey-Evans will be in attendance. We hope t

Jason Rainey On the Air: West Coast Live

Join us on January 7, 2011 to hear our Executive Director Jason Rainey speak about International Rivers' exciting plans for 2012, live on the air! Jason will be a guest on Sedge Thomson's "West Coast Live," a weekly two-hour radio broadcast that brings together writers, thinkers, comedians and musicians in front of a live studio audience. Imagine watching a radio show come to life right before your eyes! Find out more information and get your tickets now! When: January 7, 2011 from 10am to noon Where: The Richard and Rhoda Goldman Theater, David Brower Center (map) If you can't make it i

Patagonia Rising at the Pacific Rim Film Festival – Oct 19, 2011

Patagonia Rising has been selected as the featured film for the Closing Night Benefit of the Pacific Rim Film Festival in Santa Cruz, CA on Wednesday, October 19 at 7pm. Filmmaker Brian Lilla and Berklee Lowrey-Evans of International Rivers will be there for a Q&A after the film. About the film Deep in the heart of Patagonia, Chile flow two of the world's purest rivers, the Baker and Pascua. Fed by vast glacial systems, these free-flowing watersheds drive biodiversity in temperate rainforests, estuaries and marine ecosystems. They are also the life source for Patagonia's most tenacious

Patagonia Rising at the Valdivia Intl Film Festival – Oct 11 & 12, 2011

Patagonia se levanta (Patagonia Rising) will screen as part of the Valdivia International Film Festival (FICValdivia) in Valdivia, Chile on Tuesday, October 11 at 8pm and Wednesday, October 12 at 10am. About the film Deep in the heart of Patagonia, Chile flow two of the world’s purest rivers, the Baker and Pascua. Fed by vast glacial systems, these free-flowing watersheds drive biodiversity in temperate rainforests, estuaries and marine ecosystems. They are also the life source for Patagonia’s most tenacious residents. Gauchos, the iconic South American cowboys, endure relentless winds


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