Special Screening of DamNation w/ Q&A and Special Guests after the Film


This powerful film odyssey across America explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Dam removal has moved beyond the fictional Monkey Wrench Gang to go mainstream. Where obsolete dams come down, rivers bound back to life, giving salmon and other wild fish the right of return to primeval spawning grounds, after decades without access. DamNation's majestic cinematography and unexpected discoveries move through rivers and landscapes altered by dams, but also through a metamorphosis in values, from conquest of the natural world to knowing ourselves as part of nature.

Watch the trailer here: 

Following the film we will have a Q&A session with special guests.

JIM WADDELL, Retired Army Corps Engineer

Jim Waddell is featured in the film, and is working to expose the enormous and growing economic costs of the Lower Snake River Dams.

SHARON GRACE, orca advocate, consumer attorney, and coordinator of Southern Resident Killer Whale Chinook Salmon Initiative (SRKW CSI). SRKWCSI is working on political campaigns to help remove the Lower Snake River 
Dams in order to save the Southern Resident orcas and salmon populations.

D.A. GILES, Research Director at the Center for Whale Research. 

CARL CHRISTIAN, salmon biologist, Retired Army Corps Engineer

Come prepared to learn about this incredibly important issue surrounding the Puget Sound orcas and salmon. You will have the opportunity to make a real difference the night of the event and you will leave inspired to do more. 

Please join us for this special evening in Edmonds, WA!

Please register via the link provided. 


*This is a FREE event but donations are welcome. 100% of the donations collected will go towards the efforts to breach the dams and revive the orca and salmon populations.


December 12, 2015 at 12pm
The Edmonds Theater
415 Main St
Edmonds, WA 98020
United States
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"Exquisitely shot and powerfully told."
Stephanie Merry, Washington Post