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RETURN OF THE RIVER follows a group of strong-minded committed people as they attempt the impossible: to change the public opinion of a town and eventually the nation to bring a dam down. The community comes to a consensus, setting the Elwha River free and showing the way to more sustainable future. Amid grim environmental news, RETURN OF THE RIVER is a film infused with hope. 

Directors Statement

RETURN OF THE RIVER offers a story of hope and possibility amid grim environmental news. It a film for our time: an invitation to consider crazy ideas that could transform the world for the better. It features an unlikely success story for environmental and cultural restoration.  

  • Year
  • Runtime
    70 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    John Gussman, Jessica Plumb
  • Screenwriter
    Jessica Plumb
  • Cast
    Debbe Hirata