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Waterwalker cover.jpg
Directed byBill Mason
Produced byBill Mason
StarringBill Mason
Music byBruce Cockburn
Hugh Marsh
CinematographyKen Buck
Edited byBill Mason
Distributed byNFB
Release date
  • 1984 (1984)
Running time
87 minutes

Waterwalker is a 1984 documentary film by Bill Mason, a Canadian outdoorsman, painter, canoeist and environmentalist, who made many films on the art of canoeing and on the appreciation of nature.[1] Released theatrically in Canada in 1984, it was nominated for a Genie Award for "Best Documentary Feature."

The film follows Mason as he canoes through whitewater rapids and along the coast of Lake Superior. It features a musical score by Bruce Cockburn. It was Mason's last film.[1]


  1. ^ a b Zaidman, Harriet (10 May 2002). "Waterwalker". Canadian Materials. Manitoba Library Association. VIII (18). ISSN 1201-9364. Retrieved 20 December 2011.

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