Science documentary film: Big River Man (2009)


Redpath Museum auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Free with donation to Museum

August 25: Big River Man  (2009)

Big River Man is a 2009 documentary film directed by John Maringouin. It follows the Slovenian long-distance swimmer Martin Strel as he swims the entire 3,300 mile length of the Amazon River, between February and April 2007. Listen to the CBC interview on YourDNTO with Martin Strel: he plans next to swim the MacKenzie River and Canada's Arctic waters in support of aboriginal communities. Click on "Water: Pt. 1": the interview starts at 9:55