Two photographers visit California’s Central Valley to cover the state’s historic drought, leaving with staggering black-and-white images of a bounty turned to desolation, along with the dire testimonies of the farmers hit the hardest.


Directed and produced by Matt Black and Ed Kashi. Edited by Sky Dylan-Robbins.

California: Paradise Burning

2014 US 7 min
Festival Year: 2016
Types: Short
Topic: Arts and Environment, Climate Change, Energy & Resources, Environmental Advocacy and Justice, Freshwater & Oceans, Sustainable Living