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France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Switzerland, New York City

Mr. Canoe

This feature documentary chronicles the extreme adventures of a band of unique adventurers who re-enacted LaSalle’s expedition,  paddling and portaging over 3,500 miles with 30-foot replica canoes from Montreal through the Great Lakes to New Orleans. At the center of the film is Chicago canoeing legend Ralph Frese, whose life-long obsession can inspire others from different walks of life to follow their dreams.

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