Employing natural sound and contemplative proscenium shots, Benning skillfully composes a series of pure and majestic images that at once evoke a sense of nostalgic splendor as well as deliver a subtle, yet penetrating, political commentary. Benning tells the story of how water irrigates this valley and how the produce is carted away in boxcars for the nation’s consumption. He shows the lifestyle of a modest and growing rural community, whose concerns are often drowned out by the powerful railroads, oil companies and insurance conglomerates which own the farms and ranches and benefit from undocumented immigrant labor while insisting on imprisoning an American population of color.
File Name : El Valley Centro 1999.mkv
File Size : 1694.87 MB
Resolution : 716×574 @ 764×574
Duration : 01:26:58
Video : AVC, 2 500 kb/s, 25.000 FPS
Audio : AC-3, 224 kb/s (CBR), 48.0 kHz, 2 channels, 1 stream