Anacostia Paddle at Smithsonian

Meridian Hill Pictures is pleased to announce that the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum curators have selected MHP's short documentary ANACOSTIA PADDLE to be featured in the new exhibition "Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement."

103491851_1280x720.jpg

The exhibition is organized in conjunction with the museum's 45th anniversary. "Reclaiming the Edge" draws upon research on the history, public use, and attitudes toward the Anacostia River and its watershed, and on review of urban waterway developments in other cities across the globe. “Reclaiming the Edge” explores various issues regarding human interaction with natural resources in an urban setting. It looks at densely populated watersheds and rivers as barriers to racial and ethnic integration, as well as examines civic attempts to recover, clean up, re-imagine, or engineer urban rivers for community access and use.

MHP's short documentary ANACOSTIA PADDLE follows members of the DC Green Corps on a daylong exploration of the Anacostia River. Anacostia Paddle is one of six short documentaries MHP has produced about the DC Green Corps since 2010. MHP is also in production on a feature-length documentary about the Green Corps, with an anticipated 2013 release.

“Reclaiming the Edge” will be located in the Main Gallery and runs October 15, 2012 – August 18, 2013. For more information on the Smithsonian Anacostia Museum, visit http://anacostia.si.edu. For more information on the Green Corps documentary film, click here. 

More about City of Trees

City of Trees   

City of Trees on Netflix, iTunes and Amazon

We are thrilled to announce CITY OF TREES will launch on Netflix streaming on May 15 to more than 50 million subscribers! The film is also now available to rent or purchase on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, and Vudu!
Continue reading >
City of Trees   

City of Trees airs on Maryland Public Television

In April, CITY OF TREES will have a special broadcast on Maryland Public Television on the Emmy-nominated series America ReFramed.
Continue reading >
The Messy Truth   City of Trees   

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series

Lance and Brandon were invited by George Mason University Visiting Filmmakers Series on the day after the 2016 election to visit film classes, engage with students, and screen CITY OF TREES + THE MESSY TRUTH followed by Q&A discussion moderated by Professor Rutledge Dennis.  
Continue reading >
City of Trees   

CITY OF TREES rebroadcast on PBS/WORLD Jan. 17

CITY OF TREES will have its encore broadcast on PBS/WORLD Channel's America ReFramed on Tuesday, Jan. 17 in a lineup of films focused on the fights for income equality and racial justice.
Continue reading >
Liquid error: undefined method `gsub' for nil:NilClass

Contact Us

Join Meridian Hill Pictures