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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008)

A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues.

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Greg MacGillivray
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Credited cast:
Tara Davis Tara Davis ... Herself
Wade Davis
Flo Di Re Flo Di Re ... Additional narration
Steve Fisher Steve Fisher ... Himself
Nikki Kelly Nikki Kelly
Robert Kennedy Jr. ... Himself
Kick Kennedy Kick Kennedy ... Herself
Kristin Kuckelman Kristin Kuckelman ... Herself
Robert Redford ... Narrator
Dale Regan Dale Regan ... Himself
Tanya Shuman Tanya Shuman ... Herself
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A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues.

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Not Rated

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USA

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English

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12 March 2008 (USA) See more »

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Water Planet: Grand Canyon Adventure See more »

Filming Locations:

Page, Arizona, USA

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1.44 : 1
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Don't waste your time or money!
26 April 2008 | by dodgersteveSee all my reviews

There must be better ways to "save the world's rivers" and combat Global Warming than spending 33 cents per minute on this misguided, misnomered Propaganda film. Maybe Large Format Films, especially those that require us to wear the 3D Goggles have run their course? This film offers no History of one of the Wonders of The World, but instead offers black and white photos of the "Kennedy Clan", exposes us to a Native American Female Guide who vandalizes the "Imported Japanese Trees" that are "driving out the native plants and trees that should be inhabiting the Colorado River Basin" with a long Bowie type knife! I thought these videos were reserved for You Tube? And then Insults and tries to guilt the Audience for excess water usage that is causing the Sudan River to dry up over the next 100 years. I may not be as environmentally sensitive as members of the "Kennedy Compound" or Robert Redford himself, but I thought the more immediate threat in Africa was the holocaust in Darfur? I don't know if taking shorter showers in Irvine, is really the most optimal way of helping the residents of the Sudan? Then the Producers go on a Rant about how the Dams of the mighty Colorado River, which include the Hoover Dam, were built on "miscalculations of rainfall in the region, and now it is up to Environmentalists to decide on the future of these dams". Warning Los Angeles and Las Vegas, these dudes are about to take your water supply away! Of course no one who knows history, has their wits about social responsibility and knows anything about the science of Ecology, is going to fall for this crock of garbage! Give to your favorite global warming associations and go Green. Don't rely on fools with money to guilt you into doing for the environment, what you already do on your own and feel good about yourself for doing it. Positive messages, respect for your audience and financial incentives by the government, water utilities and sane fund-raisers are the ways to slow down and eventually eliminate the water shortage problem and improve our world's climate. Arrogance, misuse of my $12 to fund the "Kennedy Compound" and Redford's film festival and ski resorts are monies not well spent. Give $12 to your Favorite environmental group or candidate who supports the environment in your hometown and feel good about yourself for doing it. Orange County residents are the best and every friend and family member I know is already doing something positive to maintain our beautiful environment!


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