HAZY VALLEY

FEATURE FILM / IN DEVELOPMENT

90 min. | Expected 2024 | Documentary | 4K 16:9 | Color | English, German, Kizh

SYNOPSIS

Tracing the places culturally relevant to the first inhabitants of the Los Angeles Basin, HAZY VALLEY reveals the forgotten sediments of a multi-layered megacity: indigenous L.A. 

In response to the ecological crisis, members of the Kizh Nation are fighting to preserve native ecosystems and the city’s ignored archeological heritage. When unexpected historic connection points emerge between the Kizh/Gabrieleño people and Germany, the call to challenge the ‚California Dream‘ and its oblivious narratives becomes even more urgent. 

The feature documentary is being developed with the generous support of the Wim Wenders Grant 2021 from NRW Film Commission and the Wim Wenders Foundation

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STATUS

 

Advanced development stage. Looking for production partners in Germany

 

and USA. 

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Lea Schlude

PRODUCERS Nina Fernandez, Lea Schlude

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