Premiere in Thimphu, Bhutan April 23, 2018

With kind support from Himalayan Rivers United, Bhutan Ecological Society, and The Bhutan Foundation, we are proud to bring Power of the River back to Bhutan. This premiere screening will reach policymakers and citizens in the Kingdom’s capital city of Thimphu.


Screening in Bhutan's CapitalMonday, Apr 30, 2018 – 5:00 PM
RSPN Hall, Royal Society for Protection of Nature Bhutan
Lhado Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

Featuring an appearance and special presentation to Dasho Paljor J. Dorji “Benji” who appears in the film.

Followed by an expert panel hosted by Tshewang Wangchuck (Executive Director of the Bhutan Foundation). Panelists:

  • Bryant Dunn, Power of the River Expedition Leader
  • Tashi Dukpa, Director, Bhutan Foundation
  • Nedup Tshering, Founder, Clean Bhutan
  • Dan Bailey, International River Outfitter

Event recap: with invitees from Bhutan’s government, international organizations, philanthropic groups, tourism industry representatives, and more, we were pleased to have most seats filled in our Bhutan premiere of the film. After the film, Dasho Benji addressed the crowd and received a special presentation from the film’s cast and crew. Then Tshewang Wangchuk facilitated a panel discussion lasting 30 minutes. The Bhutan Foundation reports:

“Guests actively took part in the question and answer session after the screening. There were a number of intriguing topics discussed all revolving around sustainable hydropower, climate change and conserving Bhutan’s environment for our future generations. It was certainly a fruitful discussion!”



Greg I. Hamilton

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