Mill Valley 2018
DOC NYC, Full Frame, Freep, San Diego Latino, Riverrun, Newport Beach, Sebastopol Doc, Cine Las Americas, Minneapolis-St Paul, Kansas City, Houston Latino, Washington DC Environmental
A profile of the unheralded Latinx individuals involved in all facets of California wine production.
The film screened as part of DOC NYC, for which our program notes read:
Lush and luxurious, California’s Napa and Sonoma Valleys are known for their top-notch wine making. The unsung heroes of the industry are the Latinx vineyard workers and small producers, who lovingly oversee all aspects of the wine-making process, from vine to vintage. Unfolding over the course of one of the most dramatic harvests in history, Bernardo Ruiz’s film follows three people whose lives are rooted in wine making, immersing the audience in the challenging and unpredictable process.