Bafta Los Angeles

Member News: Erik Friedl

04 April 12

BAFTA Los Angeles Member Erik Friedl directs The Last Harvest: The Yemenis of the San Joaquin", which will premier on PBS SoCal (KOCE) on May 1 at 10:30 p.m.

The Last Harvest" explores the lives and times of Muslim sojourners from Yemen who found work in California’s San Joaquin Valley. In the mid-1960’s, some 5000 Yemenis were employed in the grape fields. Today only several hundred remain. This is their story.