“The River and the Wall” is a movie detailing the impact that the 1,200-mile US/Mexico border wall along the Rio Grande has on the flora and fauna.
The latest film by John Aldrich, “The River and the Wall,” is a documentary he edited and helped shoot. It tells the story of five friends who descend the Rio Grande on bicycles, horseback, and canoe to examine issues surrounding the border wall. The film premiered at SXSW 2019 and received rave reviews from the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Hollywood Reporter, Outside magazine, and a number of others. As of this writing, it currently enjoys a 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
John’s website gives more information on the feature documentaries he has worked on. These include, “An Unreal Dream,” and “Audubon,” as well as a number of short films and music-themed works including the “Geo Sessions,” a music series he produced, shot and edited for National Geographic.
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