Transforming the Bay Bridge into the world's largest LED light sculpture, visionary artist Leo Villareal leads a small team through the trials and tribulations of actualizing The Bay Lights installation in Impossible Light.
Bill Babbitt supported the death penalty until it came knocking at his door. In this richly animated personal narrative, one man makes a decision to stand by his brother in the face of war, crime and capital punishment.
Chickens in the City is a chicken-level view of backyard coops in San Francisco. The film playfully explores the ways in which keeping chickens has helped shape the philosophies behind what and how urban chicken-owners eat. When is the last time you looked YOUR dinner in the eye?
In SLOMO, a former neurologist recreates himself as a Venice Beach regular. SLOMO is part of the episode Truly CA Shorts: State of Discovery, which features five short films exploring the California experience.
Poet and filmmaker James Broughton (1913-1999) lived by the motto "follow your own weird." His remarkable story spans the Beat generation, his escape to Europe during the McCarthy years and his ascendancy as a revered bard of sexual liberation.
The people of Darwin, CA (population 35) coexist without government, a church, jobs or children. Together with their fellow outsiders and eccentrics, they enjoy the freedom of isolation in California's Death Valley.