8244 East Pearblossom Highway
Littlerock, CA 93543
Please join us for Film Fridays, a series of free documentary film screenings and community discussions at Alpine Elementary School. Next up is the film festival favorite, Darwin.
Synopsis: Darwin is a documentary feature about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley, California. Propelled from society by tragic turns, the people of Darwin (population 35) must now find ways to coexist in a place without a government, a church, jobs, or children. The film tells the story of a uniquely American place and yet a place that is unique even within America.
PLEASE NOTE: Some subject matter is probably not appropriate for young children.
This will be our last Film Fridays screening before our community film festival in May.
After the film, join High & Dry author and desert poet, Christopher Langley, and photographer, Charles Hood, as they help us understand the pleasures and prejudices of living in towns forgotten by the rest of urban California. What do we gain by living where we do, and what assumptions do others make about us? What cliches do we each face, and what if some of them (at least a little bit) are true? Share your experiences and join what promises to be a spirited discussion. As some of us may say after the movie "At least I don't live in Darwin."