Documentary Film Screening Event of “Gila River Rising” by WNMU Alumna and Filmmaker Katherine Nelson

A still from "Gila River Rising," which WNMU alumna Katherine Nelson made with support of the university's Student Research and Professional Development program.

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Date(s) - 05/28/2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Light Hall Theater
900 W. College Avenue - Silver City, NM


This short documentary film treats the viewers to the beauty of the remote Gila Wilderness while also investigating the controversy to dam or divert the last wild river in the American southwest, the Gila River. The film was produced by a student who received support through the WNMU Student Research and Professional Development program.

6:00-6:15 p.m.: Meet & Greet

6:30 p.m.: Introduction of the documentary film “Gila River Rising,” followed by a premiere screening

Filmmaker and WNMU alumna Katherine Nelson will entertain questions at the conclusion of the film.

Free invitations may be requested by emailing WNMU alumna and filmmaker Katherine Nelson at

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