Artwork for Rios Libres
Check out Visual Adventures artwork to help the Rios Libres project.
Local Flagstaff photographer James Ã¢â‚¬ËœQÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Martin gives a personal, behind the scenes presentation of the Rios Libres Project and the making of the movie Ã¢â‚¬Å“Power in the Pristine.Ã¢â‚¬Â Using multi-media, Q will illustrate the Chilean landscapeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s beauty and the detrimental magnitude of the proposed dams towards this uninhabited, divine land.
The movie, “Power to the Prisine”–24 minutes features Patagonia, one of the last untouched places on the planet is under attack. Big business seeks to choke two of the regionÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most pristine rivers with mega-dams and plan to decimate unique forest ecosystems to build the longest power line in the world. Follow Team Rios Libres led by professional athlete, Timmy OÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Neill and luminary writer, Craig Childs on their journey from the source of the Baker River to the sea
Born in the desert, raised in Alaska, Q has a powerful relationship with the outdoor world and a talent for capturing brilliant images. His alluring photos have graced the covers of outdoor magazines, such as Alpinist. Leading companies such as Mountain Hardwear and Patagonia have entrusted him to travel the world in search of the perfect image. In Chile, he ventured out to capture and produce media that would inform the world of threatening degradation towards the EarthÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s last remaining wild places. Following Chile’s largest river from source to sea, ice cap to fjord, with stunning imagery and will share this story with Flagstaff Friday night.
This presentation will show many never before scenes of Timmy ONeill interacting with nature in the funniest of scenarios, and offering insight as to what it takes to co-produce an epic trip and become a first time moviemaker. Learn why we must act now to Keep Patagonia Wild. www.rioslibres.com