HUMBOLDT USA (in production)

Humboldt USA is an experimental documentary about conservation, technological mediation of nature, and American environmental history.

Set in three distinct locations across the U.S. named ‘Humboldt,’ the film paints a far-ranging portrait of Americans using technologies to try to understand and respond to their rapidly changing environments. These interwoven, often-contradictory narratives raise the question: in the face of ecological collapse and increasing virtualization of life, how do the tools of the modern world change our relationship to nature?

Humboldt USA is fiscally sponsored by Maysles Documentary Center.

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Producer: Elijah Stevens
Cinematographer: Sean Hanley

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