American Rivers Films

We believe that creative storytelling can spark action for rivers. We hope these stories move you to get involved and make a difference for rivers. These films have been featured at festivals nationwide and have won awards including Most Inspirational at 5Point, Best Mountain Short at the Banff International Mountain Film Festival, and Best Short at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. If you would like to do a screening in your community of any of our films, let us know.

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Pulp Friction: The Clark Fork River's Toxic Legacy

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Tsegi Canyon

Romeo November

Borne of Water

Craig, America

Silent River

Gila Wild

Through Line

Guardians of the River

Can't Beat This Place For Fun

Rio Rica

Water Flows Together

Sonora Rising

Ranching in the New Normal

5,000 Miles of Wild

A River's Reckoning

Alice's Garden

The Wild President

Milk and Honey


Every Bend

The World Beneath the Rims

62 Years: The Green and Yampa Rivers

Legacy: Wyoming's Snake Headwaters

Walt: Saving the San Joaquin River

The Important Places

Flint: Georgia's Flint River

Parker's 50 Favorite Things About Rivers

I am Red: The Colorado River

Yo Soy Rojo: El Rio Colorado

Year of the River: The Elwha and White Salmon

Leave it As it is

Glen Canyon Rediscovered | Film by American Rivers

Glen Canyon Rediscovered