Riverkeeper film fest returns, urgently
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BY ZACK SMITH



Longfin looks at the freshwater eel
Photo courtesy of Riverkeeper Film Festival

With global warming and water shortages keeping the environment on our minds, the ecologically focused films featured in the 2008 Riverkeeper Film Festival seem especially relevant.

The Riverkeeper Film Festival, which started in 2005, serves as a fundraiser for the Neuse River Foundation, which works to maintain, restore and education people about the Neuse River. The foundation’s work has become especially critical for the pollution-choked river; as reported by the Independent in May 2007, the Neuse appeared on the Top 10 Most Endangered Rivers list compiled by the American Rivers Foundation.

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