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Giants by Luz Carasa

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About the film

During 2015 Everett Custom Homes purchased a property in Portland’s Eastmoreland Neighborhood. On the lot stood three giant sequoias, which the developer planned to cut down. "Giants" details the efforts and challenges neighbors of Eastmoreland confronted in their attempts to save these unique trees. The film brings a fresh look into local activism and highlights the importance of community organizing.

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About the filmmaker

Luz Carasa is a filmmaker, editor, and storyteller based in Portland, Oregon. Her work includes several award-winning documentary films, content for Oregon Public Broadcasting, and commercial work for clients such as Nike and Toyota.