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Yakona, meaning "water rising" in the language of the indigenous people of the San Marcos River in Texas. This multi-award winning film is a visual journey through the crystal clear waters ... See full summary »

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Paul Collins (story), Anlo Sepulveda (story) | 2 more credits »
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Tony Two Hawks Molina Tony Two Hawks Molina ... Comanche Warrior
Jeremy Gutierrez Jeremy Gutierrez ... Comanche Boy (as Jeremy Guiterrez)
Jacqueline Claire ... Clovis Birth Woman
Tina Rodriguez ... Comanche Woman
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Yakona, meaning "water rising" in the language of the indigenous people of the San Marcos River in Texas. This multi-award winning film is a visual journey through the crystal clear waters of the San Marcos River and its headwaters at Spring Lake, which is home to seven threatened or endangered species. The story takes you from prehistoric times, through the modern era, on an impressionistic journey from the perspective of the river. While filming, many extraordinary changes occurred surrounding the springs and river, including the removal of the Aquarena Springs theme park, the restoration of Spring Lake and the uncovering of ancient human remains. We follow the river from source to sea, through the changing seasons, interpreting the river's time and memory by documenting the relationship between the natural world and humanity. Yakona speaks directly with its beauty while appealing to a higher nature. You begin to understand this is a river that yearns to remain unchanged despite ... Written by Yakona

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8 March 2014 (USA) See more »

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Breathtakingly Beautiful! A Masterpiece.
11 March 2014 | by tylerswireSee all my reviews

Anlo Sepulveda and Paul Collins brought something to the screen that I've never experienced before. A few words to describe my experience. Pure, transcendent, Just, meditative, "the unseen" - joy, science, nature, history, music, life - love. The music, the cinematography, the storyline - all absolutely gorgeous. I grew up in San Antonio - so I was fortunate to have the opportunity to relive some of the history in this film. My childhood memories, my children's experiences - all unfolding in music, story and sight. There is an amazing documentary blossoming throughout the film. An ending you will never forget. IMAX... get ready.


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