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From Red State to Golden State

From Red State to Golden State

Moving from one country to another is always challenging, but what happens when immigrants leave behind one economic and political system for a wholly different one? From Red State to Golden State recounts the immigrant experiences of several Jewish families as they leave the Eastern Bloc for the American West.

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Of the Sea

Struggling to revive a fading way of life, fishermen and entrepreneurs are creating new models for how to support sustainably produced seafood. Of the Sea, an upcoming film by Mischa Hedges, tells the story of California fishing communities and presents a compelling story of the future of sustainable seafood. What can …

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Rebels With A Cause Airs Nationally on PBS

Rebels With a Cause, a California Documentary Project-supported film, airs on PBS stations across California and nationally throughout April and beyond, in celebration of Earth Day. Produced by Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto, Rebels tells the story of the ordinary citizens who banded together to protect and preserve open spaces near the …

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Treading Water: How Long Can We Last?

Facing an uncertain future, Californians confront their own reflection in the mirror of water scarcity. In the new normal of what once was the California dream, activists, commercial fishermen, farmers, Indians and local politicians share their anxieties and reveal their values in an effort to find common cause, if not …

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