I Am Los Angeles

I Am Los Angeles: Making it in America

Alma's dreams were shattered by the dangerous conditions created by the El Salvadorian civil war which first broke out in 1979, and lasted for almost 13 years.

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Dutch-born journalist and filmmaker now based Los Angeles.
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I Am Los Angeles: One-Eight-Seven

I Am Los Angeles: One-Eight-Seven

Sal is a detective in the homicide division of South Los Angeles, one of the most infamous urban areas in the United States, where about 40% of the homicide activity in the city ta ...
I Am Los Angeles: The Spirit of America

I Am Los Angeles: The Spirit of America

As Angelenos, we're a bit spoiled to see this American icon floating in the skies.
I Am Los Angeles: Strings of Success

I Am Los Angeles: Strings of Success

Sasha is content just to be living his life on his own terms, doing something he thoroughly enjoys: building and playing guitars.
I Am Los Angeles: The Escape Artist

I Am Los Angeles: The Escape Artist

After walking away unharmed from a terrible car crash, Eliot Rausch had to face himself and make drastic changes in his life.
I Am Los Angeles: Living the Dream

I Am Los Angeles: Living the Dream

L.A. was the perfect escape from Antwerp's cobblestone streets and its lack of great skating spots.
I Am Los Angeles: Hollywoodland

I Am Los Angeles: Hollywoodland

"I hate that idea, that word, the cliché, the 'struggling actor.' I don't see it that way at all."
I Am Los Angeles: It's a Trick Bike

I Am Los Angeles: It's a Trick Bike

"These streets are like a blank canvas, and I get to put my tricks onto it," says London-born trick biker Dylan "Fish & Chips" Hurst.
I Am Los Angeles: Representing East L.A.

I Am Los Angeles: Representing East L.A.

"Who would've thought that Europe or Japan would be into this whole style that came from this little city called East Los Angeles."
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