WITHOUT WATER, 20min., USA, Documentary
Directed by Jonathan Hyla
"Without Water" is a film that documents the ongoing dispute between the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power and the residents of Long Valley, California. Filmed by acclaimed director Jonathan Hyla and narrated by actor David Chokachi, "Without Water" dives into LAWDP’s plan to reduce or eliminate irrigation allotments on leased lands in the Eastern Sierra's Long and Little Round Valleys. Now under pressure from climate change and the ever-growing needs of Los Angeles county, a diverse coalition of ranchers, environmentalists, fishermen, indigenous tribes, and others are coming together to fight for their land amid an uncertain future.