CONCORD, N.H. – Lovers of whitewater rafting, canoeing and kayaking can check out a film festival that celebrates paddling. The Reel Paddling Film Festival is being held Thursday at the Red River Theatres in Concord.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is co-sponsoring the event with the Northern Forest Canoe Trail.

The Paddle Fest event includes many of the year’s best paddling films, including whitewater, adventure, canoeing, sea kayaking and instructional.

Proceeds support the Northern Forest Canoe Trail.