Award-winning film continues to generate momentum around the need to restore rivers to health by removing low value, high cost dams
Posted 8th Jul in DamNation
We have spent the last 3 months crisscrossing the country and DamNation has screened over 70 times
Posted 4th Jun in DamNation
The Audience Award is chosen via ballot by attendees at the Closing Picnic & Awards Ceremony.
Posted 27th May in DamNation
Earlier this week, Linda Church Ciocci of the National Hydropower Association sent a letter to the editor of The New York Times arguing against Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard’s points presented in his op-ed published May 7. Linda’s letter is available here and we wanted to take a moment to respond to her points on our blog.
Posted 21st May in DamNation
There are good movies, there are bad movies, and then there are movies that matter. DamNation is a movie that matters.
Posted 15th May in DamNation
The Nigel Moore Award for Youth Programming was awarded by Youth Jury members Anna Hetherington, Jacob Saltzberg, and Steven Hawkins, to Travis Rummel, Ben Knight, and Matt Stoecker’s film DamNation.
Posted 13th May in DamNation
Patagonia-Produced DamNation Is a Quick, Smart Doc on the Natural Havoc Dams Cause
Posted 7th May in DamNation
Patagonia is famous for its high-end outdoor gear, selling its 3-in-1 River Salt Jacket for $549 and a Special Edition Diamond Quilt Snap-T Pullover for $199. In the coming weeks, the luxe retailer will begin stocking a very different item on its shelves: DVDs of "DamNation," Patagonia's self-financed and award-winning environmental documentary.
Posted 5th May in DamNation
It’s been a month since DamNation made its world premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas. First and foremost, we would like to thank all of the people who’ve come out to see our film. Your support is greatly appreciated. Moving forward, we have a bunch of news and some important action alerts to share, so let's get to it.
Posted 10th Apr in DamNation
March 15, 2014, New York, NY – DamNation has won the SXSW Film 2014 Audience Award in the Documentary Spotlight category, the festival announced today, following the film’s world premiere at SXSW on March 10.
Posted 18th Mar in DamNation
10, 9, 8… the DamNation premiere countdown has begun! After three years of planning, researching,
Posted 4th Feb in DamNation
Photo by Thomas O’Keefe of American Whitewater A little over a year ago, a 125-foot-tall dam stoo
Posted 27th Nov in DamNation
The Susitna is a huge glacial river that drains the indomitable Alaska Range. Denali looms on the ho
Posted 21st Oct in DamNation
In July of 2011, Felt Soul Media filmmakers, Ben Knight and Travis Rummel, packed camera gear, compu
Posted 16th Jul in DamNation
The one and only Katie Lee, outside her home in Jerome, Arizona after her interview for DamNation t
Posted 17th Apr in DamNation
Hidden behind the fences of Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Searsville Dam creates a
Posted 15th Feb in DamNation
The 210 foot Glines Canyon Dam in Olympic National Park has illegally blocked spawning habitat for
Posted 28th Dec in DamNation
Executive Producer of DamNation and Patagonia founder, Yvon Chouinard, has long been an advocate of
Posted 24th Oct in DamNation
We’ve heard of a non-profit raising money to save something, but have you ever heard of buying s
Posted 15th Aug in DamNation
Outside Magazine’s Adventure Ethics blog featured a Q&A with our producers Matt Stoecker and T
Posted 9th Jul in DamNation
Ok, two things: the above photo of Washington’s lower Elwha Dam was taken about six months ago. It
Posted 31st Mar in DamNation
We really enjoyed this LA Times article by Steve Chawkins A huge scissors and a dotted line appear
Posted 6th Dec in DamNation
Thanks to a bit of inspiration from author Steven Hawley, we paid our respects to Idaho’s Sunbea
Posted 6th Oct in DamNation
DamNation producer and career restoration ecologist Matt Stoecker emerges from the deep, cold, cre
Posted 5th Oct in DamNation