Humans can survive for WEEKS without food,
but without water life quickly fades away.

THE LONGEST STRAW will be premiering at the New Urbanism Film Festival on October 21st, 2017 at noon.
There are a limited number of tickets available, so be sure to get your tickets now!
When you get to the eventbrite page, scroll down the list until you see "The Longest Straw".

Your monetary donations are tax-deductible through From The Heart, LLC. Please donate if you can, and definitely share our project with your friends.


In the feature-length film The Longest Straw, director Samantha Bode and crew spend sixty-five days backpacking the 338 mile path of the Los Angeles Aqueducts and Mono Extension. As they walked, they spoke with community leaders and residents of Los Angeles, the Owens Valley and Mono Basin to gain a deeper understanding of the effects of water importation on ecology, economy, and society, as well as the future of local water sources for Los Angeles.

The Longest Straw aims to heighten Angelenos' awareness that the water sources they draw from are shared by various communities throughout the state of California and beyond.  By coming together under one water umbrella, we can stop playing the blame game and start playing the change game to ensure  the future of reliable freshwater for all.