Festival Year: 2016

Reuben Aaronson

Roles: Director

Reuben Aaronson is a highly respected Producer/Director/Cameraman whose distinctive work reflects a wide variety of experience that now totals over thirty years. Reuben has traveled the world to shoot and direct award-winning films about the human experience for National Geographic, Discovery, HBO, PBS and many others. From Academy Awards to Emmys, Aaronson’s work is consistently recognized for its beauty and sensitivity.

Reuben’s recent film, “Amazon Gold,” is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey bearing witness to the destruction of the rainforest in the pursuit of illegally mined gold. The film won the GNF’s highest Award for Best Environmental Film. He is currently at work on a feature-length documentary focused on the consequences of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Festival Year: 2016


River of Gold

(US, 2016, 66min)