Living Wine (2022)
Director: Lori Miller Run Time: 85 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022
Country: United States
Presented at the Center and in our Virtual Screening Room
About the film:
Merging sweeping wine country footage with insightful interviews, filmmaker Lori Miller showcases the dynamic natural wine movement that is transforming a growing number of Northern California vineyards. The film follows the journeys of 3 natural winemakers during the largest wildfire season on record. Equal parts farmer, winemaker, and artist, they stay true to their disparate and unique artistic and ecological visions.
About the filmmaker:
Lori Miller is a Los Angeles-based producer and director known for her documentaries about arts and culture. Her directorial debut Day One (2018) is about a trauma-informed public school for teenage refugees, and her second feature Living Wine (2022) follows natural winemakers in Northern California through the 2020 fire season. As a producer, her credits include They Came to Play (2008) about the inspirational stories of older amateur pianists rekindling their musical dreams, and Shakespeare High (2011), which premiered at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival and follows underserved teens who study Shakespeare and stay in school.See our upcoming films