Canyons & Ice: The Last Run of Dick Griffith

Dick Griffith is an adventurer’s adventurer. Over his life, he has crossed 6,000 miles of the Arctic solo. Starvation, drowning, bears, foxes, blinding storms, frostbite - the list of what has tried to kill Dick is long. And all of it has failed. Now, at 89, he takes one last whitewater rafting trip through the Grand Canyon.

  • Andy Trimlett
    1948: Creation & Catastrophe
  • Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan
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    56 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 15, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    90,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Alaska Public Television
    United States
    October 26, 2018
    North American Premiere
  • PBS SoCal
    Los Angeles
    United States
    March 6, 2019
    Southwest Premiere
  • KCET
    Los Angeles
    United States
    March 10, 2019
Director Biography - Andy Trimlett

Andy Trimlett is a documentary filmmaker with a Master’s degree in Middle East Studies from the University of Washington. He is an Emmy Award-winning producer with over twelve years of experience producing for PBS stations. He has worked on productions in Los Angeles, Budapest, Vienna, the Grand Canyon, Alaska, Amman and Jerusalem, among other places.

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