Once Upon A River

Once Upon A River

April 21, 2024
Presented with Unbound Book Festival.

Details About the Film

Adapted from the eponymous novel by Bonnie Jo Campbell, Once Upon A River is a rousing tale of grit, healing, and freedom. In 1970s rural Michigan, Indigenous teenager Margo Crane (Kenadi DelaCerna) sets out on the Stark River in search of her estranged mother after the untimely death of her father. Out on the water alone, Margo encounters friends and foes, beauty and danger, while contemplating the path forward in her life.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with author Bonnie Jo Campbell as part of Unbound Book Festival.

Presented By

Unbound Book Festival

Director(s): Haroula Rose
Starring: Kenadi DelaCerna, John Ashton, Tatanka Means, Ajuawak Kapashesit, Lindsay Pulsipher
Year Released: 2019
Runtime: 92 minutes
Country: United States
Language(s): English
Content Warning(s): Domestic Abuse / ViolenceExtreme Violence
Accessibility Options: ListenTech (Hearing Impaired / Personal Amplified Audio Receiver w/optional T-Coil loop)