Paddle to the Amazon 
This is the real-life chronicle of a father and son’s extraordinary canoe trip from Manitoba’s Red River to the Amazon River in Belem, Brazil. In 1982, Don and Dana Starkell of Winnipeg launched their canoe and a dream off a culvert on the bank of the Red River. It takes them two years and 12,000 miles to reach their destination.

Director and Producer: Chris Forde

Duration: 1:32:40

Watch this film in the Lakes Program