For the 50th version of Catch Journal, T-Movement Theater presents a really particular movie known as “River of Life.” In 2015/16 Todd Moen captures the reflections of three girls coping with breast most cancers whereas out fly fishing on the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
The narratives of Barbara Schmierer, Trisha Campbell, and Carol LaBranche join the struggles of untamed, native fish with the challenges these girls face in their very own lives, whereas additionally capturing the magic and pleasure of fly fishing. The movie explores life’s tenacity and its fragility. “River of Life” displays concepts and emotions that almost all fly fishermen share, but from a uniquely female perspective. Breast most cancers is, for probably the most half, a female wrestle. However when 1 in eight girls in the USA is troubled, it touches everybody’s lives. This movie connects our human tales with the life and well being of rivers, and it reminds us of what’s lovely on this planet and the way simply it may be misplaced.
River of Life is devoted to Carol LaBranche, aged 56, who battled with most cancers and handed away October eight, 2016, earlier than the movie was completed. After her first bout with breast most cancers, Carol determined to tackle a brand new pastime…fly fishing. This grew to be one in all her life’s passions. This additionally led to the function of secretary with the Oregon Council of Federation of Fly Fishers. She was an instrumental a part of getting Umpqua Valley Fly Fishers began in Roseburg, Oregon. Casting for Restoration was the subsequent step in that fly fishing course of. Her want to assist others and provides again led to beginning a retreat in Oregon for ladies with breast most cancers.