"Rock the Boat" and "Heather and Goliath"

"Rock the Boat" and "Heather and Goliath"

In the summer of 2008, George Wolfe, a satirical writer and avid boater decided to paddle the entire 52 miles of the Los Angeles River, from the headwaters in Canoga Park to its mouth in Long Beach. He organized an expedition and, together with a dozen other ragtag locals he changed the course of the river forever. This film tells their incredible story, the story of the embattled waterway, and the story of Los Angeles' past, present and potential future.

"Rock the Boat" and "Heather and Goliath"

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  • Rock the Boat – Saving America's Wildest River

    Rock the Boat is a fun, fast-paced documentary about the Los Angeles River and the challenges society faces in providing clean water to urban populations. When satirical writer and avid kayaker George Wolfe organizes a boating trip to demand public access to the river, he and his motley crew beco...

  • Heather and Goliath

    Heather and Goliath is a humorous and inspiring short film in which people risk their livelihood or freedom in order to stand for what they feel is right.
    In the spring of 2008, Heather Wylie, a biologist with the US Army Corps of Engineers, leaked an internal document in which her employing age...