Tag: California is a place

T-Rex is a film about 17 year-old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, from Flint, MI, who became the first woman in history to win the middleweight Gold medal in Olympic boxing.

Superman from California is a place. on Vimeo. It’s been a very long time since the last video from California Is A Place, and I’m glad they’re back with a brand-new video on one of Los Angeles’ staple street acts — Superman. What I love most about this video is that it delves into this […]

T-REX (teaser) from California is a place. on Vimeo. California Is A Place is hoping you’ll help them fund their next short film about a 17-year-old female boxer named Claressa “T-Rex” Shields who has just become the youngest female ever to compete in the olympics for boxing. If you missed it previously, here are the […]


Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari created this episode for California Is A Place about Margo Bouer and her life as a Aquadette for over 15 years. Margo suffers from MS and part of her treatment plan (other than swimming and exercising as much as she can) is to smoke medical marijuana which has kept her […]

Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari follow a group of Silicon Valley professionals who engage in a real-life fight club they call the “Gentlemen’s Fight Club”. I don’t know for sure if these folks got their idea from the movie Fight Club, but the similarities aren’t surprising. The fights take place in a garage of some […]

CHINA CARGO. from California is a place. on Vimeo. I guess this wouldn’t be a full episode from the California Is A Place… video series, but even still, this short clip is more than enough to make me love California. I mean, seriously, not many places on earth allow you such a wonderful view of […]