Sat, May 31 9:30 PM (130 min)
In the 40th Anniversary year of this classic film, California faces its worst drought in decades. Based in part on real events that formed the California Water Wars, it is set during a serious drought in LA, where a private detective gets caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.
Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek
Sat, May 31 7:00 PM (56 min)
The painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to coastal Mississippi when his ancestors graves are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. Over a decade, the film shows the resilience of a community that stands together for their rights.
AT RUSH. Tickets may be made available at showtime
Opening Night: DamNation
Thu, May 29 8:00 PM (87 min)
Our national attitude towards dams is changing. In award-winning film DamNation, we see obsolete dams coming down, life coming back to rivers, and the personal campaigns to bring more rivers back to their natural state.
The Great Flood
Sun, Jun 1 7:00 PM (80 min)
A film-music collaboration by multimedia artist and filmmaker Bill Morrison and guitarist composer Bill Frisell based on, and inspired by, the catastrophic Mississippi River Flood of 1927 and the ensuing transformation of American society.
Wed, Jun 4 6:00 PM (72 min)
Do you know what is hiding beneath our cities? Lost Rivers shows us the nature we have concealed beneath our feet and the quest by urban dwellers around the world to bring it back and make our cities more livable.
Sun, Jun 1 7:45 PM (92 min)
This visually stunning film weaves together diverse global stories that show our relationship with water. The filmmakers' message resonates with California's current water shortages, as it shows our dependence on and fight to control our most precious resource.