Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability & the Environment along with American Cinematheque and Sustainable Works present a film screening and panel talk on Sept.30 at 7:30 p.m.

Damnation is a powerful film odyssey across America that explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers

A panel discussion moderated by Connor Everts, Executive Director of the Southern California Watershed Alliance will follow the screening.

Panelist will include; Kim O’Cain, Water Resource Specialist with the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability & the Environment, Jacques Leslie, Journalist and author of Deep Water: The Epic Struggle Over Dams, Displaced People and the Environment and Clark Stevens, Executive Officer of the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains and an architect specializing in habitat restoration.

There will be a prize drawing for over $450 worth of Patagonia merchandise.

The event will be held at the Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Ave.

Free admission to Sustainable Works members, the first 100 Santa Monica residents and the first 100 high school and college students (with valid ID) who reserve their seats at

Not a Sustainable Works Member or high school/college student? Please purchase tickets at

Please arrive by 7:10 p.m. to guarantee you get a seat.

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