Sean Grasso (Director, Producer) | 2023 | 25 min.
2024 Official Selection
In the documentary “Valley of the Turkeys,” filmmaker Sean Grasso takes a pandemic-inspired detour from commercial film work to explore a remote California valley. Initially unimpressed by the wild turkey, he soon discovers their captivating world. Following a hen’s journey from mating to raising poults, Grasso uncovers the challenges they face in a landscape marked by predation and human intervention. The film highlights the resilience of these seemingly ordinary creatures and encourages viewers to appreciate the hidden stories within nature.