Watershed - Contacts

Ashley Kerna
Program Assistant - Colorado River Delta Legacy Program
520-290-0828, ext.1115

Listen Up - Podcast

On Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, a panel discussion followed a special screening of WATERSHED. Click below to listen to the podcast. Note - the podcast begins with the last 3 minutes of the film, then syncs directly into the panel discussion. Moderated by Nina Trasoff About one hour in length.

Watershed - Trailer

Featured Video - Delta Water Trust

 

March 26 - Actor-director Robert Redford, a longtime environmental activist, is hoping his star power will spread the word about the Colorado River system, which conservationists believe is endangered by decades of development and global warming. Redford has teamed with his son Jamie on a new documentary film about the threat. They sat down with Rob Muir in Washington.

Arizona Premiere
Robert Redford's Film

WATERSHED -
Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West

Phoenix Screening - Saturday, Sept. 8, 2:30pm
Tucson Screening - Wednesday, Sept. 19, 7:00pm

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Phoenix Screening
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Admission: FREE

Doors open at 2:00pm
Film Starts at 2:30pm
Panel Discussion Follows

Phoenix Art Museum
1625 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004

In partnership with the Phoenix Art Museum, the Redford Center, Sonoran Institute, Environmental Defense Fund, Save the Colorado River Campaign and Instituto del Desierto Sonorense would like to invite you to a FREE screening of the new documentary film WATERSHED, produced by Robert Redford.

The film, WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West, tells the story of the threats to the once-­mighty Colorado River through heartening character vignettes that reveal a new water ethic as well as 21st Century solutions.

The Redford Center created WATERSHED as an inspirational social action tool for people who want Robert Redford photo 2012to engage in the issue and become informed water consumers. Promoting personal water conservation pledges and garnering donations to help purchase the water rights necessary to restore the connectivity, WATERSHED is a central tool in a larger grassroots effort focused on saving the Colorado River and supporting the communities throughout the river basin.

The film was executive produced by Robert Redford, produced by James Redford and Jill Tidman, and directed by award-winning filmmaker Mark Decena.

Panel Discussion to Follow

Following the film, we welcome an esteemed panel of experts for a lively discussion of WATERSHED related issues and action steps you can take to become an informed consumer of water.  

The panel will be moderated by Shaun McKinnon, the Arizona Republic's seasoned reporter and journalist on environmental and water issues in the West. Other panelists include:

Francisco Zamora Arroyo - Director, Colorado River Delta Legacy Program, Sonoran Institute

Gary Wockner, PhD - Campaign Coordinator, Save the Colorado River Campaign. Also, representing the Redford Center.

Thomas W. McCann, Assistant General Manager for Operations, Planning and Engineering, Central Arizona Project (CAP)

Dr. Juliet C. Stromberg, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University 

This event is FREE, but space is limited. Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis, so be sure to arrive early! This special event is open to the public, so please feel free to invite your friends!

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Tucson Screening
The Loft Cinema Proudly Presents
The Tucson Premiere of Robert Redford's New Film
 
WATERSHED -
Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 7:00pm

The Loft Cinema
3233 E. Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85716

Cosponsored by the Sonoran Institute, the University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center and Tucson Audubon.

In association with The Redford Center, the Loft Cinema is proud to present the Tucson premiere screening of WATERSHED as it embarks upon a Southwest U.S. tour, and for the opportunity to provide a forum for meaningful discussion about our region's water issues and the ongoing importance of water conservation in our daily lives.

WATERSHED tells the story of the threats to the once mighty Colorado River and offers solutions for the future of the American West.  As the most dammed, dibbed, and diverted river in the world struggles to support thirty million people and the peace-keeping agreement known as the Colorado River Pact reaches its limits, WATERSHED introduces hope.

The Redford Center created WATERSHED as an inspirational social action tool for people who want to engage in the issue and become informed water consumers. Promoting personal water conservation pledges and garnering donations to help purchase the water rights necessary to restore the connectivity, WATERSHED is a central tool in a larger grassroots effort focused on saving the Colorado River and supporting the communities throughout the river basin

Panel Discussion to Follow

Following the film, we welcome an esteemed panel of experts for a lively discussion of WATERSHED related issues and action steps you can take to become an informed consumer of water. Nina Trasoff, a former City of Tucson Council Member, will serve as the discussion moderator for the following panelists: 

Mark Decena, Director, WATERSHED, Kontent Films

Luther Propst,  Executive Director, Sonoran Institute

Osvel Hinojosa-Huerta, Director of Water and Wetlands Program, Pronatura Noroeste, A.C.

Francisco Zamora Arroyo, Director, Colorado Delta Legacy Program, Sonoran Institute

Sharon Megdal, Director, Water Resources Research Center, University of Arizona

 

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