Harvest of Shadows

Matt Black | 2013 | 8 min.

2014 Official Selection

“Harvest of Shadows” explores undocumented immigration and contemporary farm labor conditions in California’s Central Valley, the nation’s richest agricultural region. Drawing upon photographer Matt Black’s long-term exploration of life in the Central Valley, this documentary short highlights the Valley’s farm fields and small towns, including interviews with community members whose commentary sheds light on the lives of the estimated 450,000 undocumented farm laborers currently working in the state.