Les Guthman

Les Guthman is a film director and producer with 28 feature-length expedition, adventure and environmental documentaries to his name. Guthman’s film Farther Than the Eye Can See was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 2004; it also received 18 international film festival awards and has had over 200 film festival screenings since 2002. His work on Into the Tsangpo Gorge and on Further than the Eye Can See were both honored by Men’s Journal magazine in 2005 as part of the 20 Top Adventure DVDs of All Time. Guthman’s work on his film Messner(2002) was the first documentary about Reinhold Messner, the world’s greatest mountain climber, and became an opening night selection at the Mountainfilm Telluride Festival in 2004. The Waterkeepers (2000) is Guthman’s second highly regarded environmental film done in conjunction with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., following The Hudson Riverkeepers (1998).