HARVEST SEASON

From vine to vintage, this film tells the story of California wine country’s unsung heroes over the course of one of the most dramatic harvests in history. Vineyard workers and small producers struggle with unpredictable weather conditions and the US-Mexico border conflict.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directors

Bernardo Ruiz

Country

USA

Year

2018

Running Time

83 mins 

Website

https://harvestseasonmovie.com

SFGFF Film Program: 

Green Film Fest Screening - September 25, 2019

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 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, Harvest Season follows three people whose lives are rooted in wine making, immersing the audience in the challenging and unpredictable process. This film addresses critical issues in the area including environmental protection & California wildfires, immigration & border walls, and affordable housing & workers’ rights. 

DISCUSSION WITH:  Bernardo Ruiz