Steve Fisher was born in South Africa and lives in Tacoma but it’s the mighty Congo River that takes him to the Grand Cinema on Thursday.
“Congo: The Grand Inga Project” documents Fisher’s kayak expedition down the African river – the first ever.
Fisher, who will introduce the film, says the movie appeals to a wider audience than just paddling fans. It focuses on the history and details of the first decent of the world’s biggest rapids.
This is no shabby hand-held production. Footage was shot from helicopters and cameras mounted on helmets and on the kayaks themselves. …