Return of the River

Wednesday, March 4, 7pm

Union South Marquee Theatre (1308 W. Dayton, Madison, WI) 

The story of the largest dam removal project in history, one which captures the tenacity of individuals who would not give up on a river and explores the complex relationship between Native and white communities and the environment that sustains them.

A post-screening discussion will be led by Helen Sarakinos of the River Alliance of Wisconsin.

SOCIAL CINEMA: STORIES OF STRUGGLE & CHANGE explores important contemporary social topics from critical perspectives. Each screening is followed by a discussion of the issues explored in the film.

Social Cinema 2015 is made possible in part by support from the Morgridge Center and Edgewood College’s COR Program. The series is organized by the Havens Center in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee and is free and open to all. For more information on the full series, go to