The Longest Straw

Official film description

In the feature-length film "The Longest Straw", director Samantha Bode and crew will spend seventy days backpacking the 338 mile path of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, including the Mono Extension. As they trek, they will speak with historians, community leaders and residents of Los Angeles, the Owens Valley and Mono Basin to gain a deeper understanding of the effects of water importation on ecology, economy, and society, as well as the future of local water sources for Los Angeles.

Notes on the film

An exciting project, which creates attention and appreciation for the resource water. Most relevant for residents of Los Angeles or similar cities.

Further reviews

Best "Healthy Cities" Film 2017 – New Urbanism Film Festival

Technical information and screening rights...

Director(s): Samantha Bode
Script: Samantha Bode
Production: Samantha Bode, Angela Jorgensen, Rainbow Escalator
Actors: Laura Allen, Alan Bacock, Fred Barker, Santiago Escruceria, Conner Everts, Leigh Gerrard, Amanda Jones, Chris Jones, Mark Lacey, Kimberly Litke, Joe Madden, Nancy Masters, Geoff McQuilkin, Bartshe Miller, Joseph Miller, Michael Prather, Greg Reis, Elina Rios, Sage Romero, Mary Roper, Michael Ruiz, Melanie Winter, James Yannotta
 
Year: 2017
Duration: 86 min
Language (audio): English
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: United States
Our age recommendation: 14
 
Screening rights: Rainbow Escalator ()

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Tags

Main topic(s): Water
Secondary topics: drinking water water cycle
Mentions: water drinking water Los Angeles Aqueduct hiking PCT pipes reservoir lake LADWP desertification Mono Lake Greywater Los Angeles Eco Village
Topic Page(s): Water

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