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Behind These Walls Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from June 2021 DOCUMENTARY Film Festival
BEHIND THESE WALLS, 21min., USA, Documentary
Directed by Caitlyn Hynes
Behind These Walls is a documentary short that offers an unprecedented lens into a South-Central Los Angeles neighborhood’s arduous five-year campaign to end operations at their neighborhood oil drilling site – a site that is part of the largest urban oil field in the nation. Told through the perspective of local residents and community activists, this documentary explores the harsh realities and health consequences of urban oil drilling, while highlighting the perseverance of these activists in the face of adversities and setbacks.