Burning Injustice

Miguel Astudillo Hirsch | 2023 | 18 min.

2024 Official Selection

“Burning Injustice” is a powerful short documentary that follows the inspiring journey of Latino activists, John Mataka and Bianca Lopez, as they lead a fight against one of the last trash incinerators in California. Set in California’s Central Valley, the film exposes the devastating health consequences of pollution and highlights their tireless efforts to close the facility for good. Through their unwavering determination, they call for environmental justice and a safer future for their community.

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