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This short documentary film follows island caretaker, musician, naturalist, and Potomac River advocate, Joe Hage. After moving to a small island adjacent to the C&O Canal and “inside the beltway” of Washington, DC, Joe reconnects with his passion for music and becomes a “diplomat” for the river.

Film Credits

Producer: Emily Wathen
Directors: Susanne Coates and Emily Wathen
Writer: Nicole Ricci
Cinematographers: Susanne Coates, Gabriella Garcia-Pardo, Megan Orr and Emily Wathen
Editors: Susanne Coates,
Gabriella Garcia-Pardo and Megan Orr
Year Completed: 2014