River’s End explores the global water crisis, using California as a microcosm. It reveals how water politics that led to the draining of the Owens Valley by Los Angeles, made famous by the film Chinatown, continue to this day in ongoing efforts to take ever more water from Northern California’s San Francisco Bay estuary. Except this time, the water grab is at the hands of industrial agriculture and its powerful corporate investors. River’s End inspires viewers to learn where their water comes from so that we can save our rivers and the ecosystems and communities that depend upon them. (River’s End, 2021)
River’s End is a feature documentary film by Jacob Morrison. It will be released on Video On Demand in the United States, Canada, and the UK on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Run time: 81 minutes (USA)
VOD Platforms: Apple TV/iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu (US, Canada, UK)
Cable Platforms: InDemand TVOD (Comcast, Spectrum, Cox), DirectTV/AT&T and more (US)
JACOB MORRISON- WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER
Jacob Morrison is a filmmaker releasing his feature directorial debut, River’s End. Morrison has produced series for Viceland and Fullscreen, wrote and starred in a multi-episode explainer series for Vice, and directed a half-hour television pilot. He is a graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and a native of Southern California.
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