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DamNation

Tuesday April 15 | 7:00pm

7:00PM - Film screening
8:30PM - Conversation with Director Travis Rummel

Casino Theatre

Rules & Guidelines

community event

RSVP's have closed. You may try to show up at the door between 6:30-7:00PM to be put on the waitlist on a first come, first served basis but no gaurantees. Thank you!

newportFILM Green Screen event in celebration of Earth Month presented by Aquidneck Land Trust's Annual Conservation Speaker Series

Once RSVP's hit capacity, seats will be very limited on a first come, first serve basis at the door on the night of the event 

Please note the new newportFILM member pricing option in the ticket drop-down. You must become a member in order to purchase using this member pricing. If you would like to receive member discounts or know how many tickets per event your membership grants you, please visit our BECOME A MEMBER page.

WINNER OF THE 2014 AUDIENCE AWARD AT SXSW FILM FESTIVAL

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.

Run time: 87 minutes
Director(s): Travis Rummel & Ben Knight
Producer(s): Matt Stoecker & Beda Calhoun