Out of the Ashes
USA, 2017, 13 mins.
Directed by Hallie Brown, Rose Ettleson, Habib Habibi, Kevin Willefert, Zac Main, Michael Hanrahan, and Richard Hutton
Santa Barbara, situated between the cascading Santa Ynez mountains and the serene Pacific Ocean, harbors a beautiful community and ... wildfire? Beyond the picturesque Spanish-style settlement is the looming threat of an insatiable blaze, poised to devour all that lies in its path. Do people really belong here?