The Return

Director

Marina Dodis

Producers

Marina Dodis Lauren Weisler

Subjects

Environment Science
  • Release Date 2020
  • Running Time 20 minutes
  • Closed Captions Yes
  • Availability Canada, USA

Regular price
$200.00
Regular price
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$200.00

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There is something astonishing happening in the city of Vancouver. Largely unnoticed amidst vehicle traffic, industrial sites and condo construction, wild salmon are returning to their ancient spawning grounds. Once an important salmon bearing area, this watershed became severely degraded as the city grew. The run collapsed and was declared “dead”. Concerned citizens became engaged with rewilding efforts. After disappearing for 80 years, people can now witness the autumn spectacle of these powerful swimmers fighting to reach the streams they hatched in. To have a salmon run taking place within city limits is almost completely unique in a metropolis of this size.

Filmed with a quiet, observing lens over many years, The Return takes us into hidden enclaves of wilderness within the city, where tiny salmon smolts shimmer beneath the water's surface.

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