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Finding Sandwich Island (2014)


 

//Summary
Finding Sandwich Island is a mixed media a speculative fiction film about gentrification, community building, and discovery of the past.

//Synopsis
Two friends hang out by USC’s soon to be demolished University Village and share their love of Sandwich Island, a local sandwich shop that has been there since the village was developed. A bike crash sends them to the future, where the UV Village has become a gated USC Village, the retail and housing is nice and there are no locals to be seen anywhere. The two friends befriend a USC student who is curious to discover what the surrounding community is, and together go on a search for Sandwich Island.

Course: IML 420: New Media for Social Change in University Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts Media + Practices dept.
In collaboration with Albert from Robert F. Kennedy Community School