Legacy

Joe Flannery, Tahoe National Forest, Kyle Lancaster, Gigantic Film Co | 2019 | 21 min.

2020 Official Selection

IN PERSON: Joe Flannery (Director and Producer) and Kyle Lancaster (Director of Cinematography)

150 years ago, Chinese Railroad Workers blasted and chiseled their way through the rugged Sierra Nevada Mountains while completing the Transcontinental Railroad. Despite this monumental achievement, the Chinese Railroad Workers’ contribution was excluded, ignored and forgotten from history. Today, grassroots groups are working together to retell the story of these workers’ lasting legacy.