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Return of the River tells the story the largest dam removal in history on the Elwha River in Washington State. The film explores an extraordinary community effort to set the river free, and shows an unlikely victory for environmental justice. Told by an ensemble cast of characters, 'Return of the River' offers hope amid grim environmental news, chronicling a dramatic success story that has drawn international attention to the Olympic Peninsula.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    70 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    John Gussman | Jessica Plumb
  • Screenwriter
    Jessica Plumb
  • Producer
    Jessica Plumb
  • Executive Producer
    Sarah Hart
  • Cinematographer
    John Gussman
  • Editor
    Jessica Plumb, Earthen Watson
  • Animator
    Drew Christie
  • Composer
    Jonathan Haidle