Eco-doc notable mainly for the fact that it was funded by the Patagonia outdoor clothing company. Its main argument is that the Native Americans and salmon would be happier if tens of thousands of dams hadn’t been built during the last century. The photography is gorgeous (like something you’d see in an outdoor clothing store), but with whom is the film arguing?
There’s a general lack of focus and political balance. Most interesting bits: singer Katie Lee, still feisty at 94, describing her memories of pre-dam Glen Canyon, and a graffiti artist who makes his point for dam demolition writ very large. (87 min)