Echo Park Film Center - This is the L.A. River
Echo Park Film Center is a non-profit media arts organization located in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. EPFC provides equal and affordable access to film/video education and resources viaa community microcinema, free and nominal cost media arts education programs, a comprehensive small format film equipment and service department and a touring festival showcasing local established and emerging filmmakers.
For this project the EPFC invited 21 neighborhood youth between the ages of 14 and 19 to explore the L.A. River through the medium of 16mm film. The result is a captivating collaborative documentary that examines the complex past, present and future of the great waterway of Los Angeles.