Return of the River
USA, 2014, 56 min, Englische Originalfassung
Regie: Jessica Plumb, John Gussman
THE FILM ABOUT THE LARGEST DAM REMOVAL PROJECT IN HISTORY, AND THE EXTRAORDINARY EFFORT TO RESTORE AN ECO-SYSTEM AND SET A RIVER FREE.
A group of strong-minded people attempt the impossible: to change the public opinion of a town and eventually the nation to bring two dams down. Ultimately the community comes to consensus, launching the largest dam removal in history and showing the way to a more sustainable future. Amid grim environmental news, Return of the River is a film infused with hope and inspiration!
Gold Jury Prize, Social Justice Film Festival
Best International Documentary, Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival
Best Environmental Activism award, Adventure Film Festival, Boulder Colorado
Best Conservation Message, International Wildlife Film Festival
Best Storytelling, International Wildlife Film Festival
Best Eco Film, Wine Country Festival, Sonoma
Audience Award, Port Townsend Film Festival
Jury award, Port Townsend Film Festival
Marian Zunz Emerging Filmmaker Award