‘The River and the Wall’ Reveals the Environmental Impact of a U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

‘The River and the Wall’ Reveals the Environmental Impact of a U.S.-Mexico Border Wall
The border wall is obviously a contentious political issue in the U.S. right now, but the documentary “The River and the Wall” examines the situation from a perspective some might not have considered just yet: the environmental one.

The film sees director Ben Masters and a small group of environmentalists and filmmakers travel 1200 miles down the Texas-Mexico border from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico via bike, horse, and canoe. The filmmaker told the audience following a showing of the film at the International Documentary Association’s annual screening series in Los Angeles that he was inspired to make “The River and the Wall” while in the process of filming a documentary about mountain lions. When he realized the animals he’d tagged with Gps trackers were traveling freely between the U.S. and Mexico, he thought more about the impact a potential border wall would have.

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