Return of the River
Changing course is possible

Celebration of Return of the River - GREEN FILM SERIES in Gibsons Feb 2, in Sechelt Feb 5

This film 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. USA, 2014, 70min, documentary.  Directed by John Gussman and Jessica Plumb.



Return of the River
Changing course is possible

GIBSONS Mon Feb 2, 2015

WHERE Gibsons Heritage Playhouse,
662 North Rd, Gibsons BC
WHEN 7:30pm, doors at 7pm
ADMISSION by donation at the door
or buy a Season Pass ($40)


SECHELT, Thurs Feb 5, 2015

WHERE SC Art Centre, Sechelt, BC
WHEN:  7:30pm, doors at 7pm
ADMISSION by donation at the door
or buy a Season Pass ($40)

Eventbrite - Green Film Series Spring 2015 Season Pass

Pender Harbour Shuttle

Thurs Feb 5:  The Wood Duck bus will shuttle to/from the SC Art Centre. Leaving Earth Faire Store at 6:15pm.  Call for more info: 604.883.9006.



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Green Film Series on the Sunshine Coast BC Canada

Spring Green Film Series Opens with 'Return of the River'

What are the possibilities when a community comes together to make change for the better? In the film Return of the River, First Nations, environmentalists, government, industry and community members work together to set a river free and bring hope for the future. Return of the River opens the spring season of the Green Film Series on Monday, February 2 at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse with a second showing on Thursday, February 5 in Sechelt at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, both showings at 7:30 pm. The Wood Duck Bus is scheduled to bring people from Madeira Park to the Sechelt screening.

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