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The Weight of Water
Specs: USA - 2018 - 80 min
Filmmaker: Michael Brown
Theme: inspiration, sport
THE WEIGHT OF WATER is an exhilarating and inspiring film that follows visually-impaired eco-adventurer, Erik Weihenmayer, as he kayaks the Colorado River between the Grand Canyon. Erik, however, is no stranger to hard-earned success, having been the first blind person to reach the base camp of Mt. Everest in 2001. This time around, filmmaker Michael Brown captures Erik’s increasingly difficult fight through turbulent and dangerous rapids, while taking audiences on an emotional journey through struggle, despair, determination, and achievement.