PacoimaStories: Land of Dreams is an epic documentary that reveals the 1,500-year history of an area in Los Angeles called Pacoima. The town, which is located in the northeast San Fernando Valley, has been largely viewed as a hub for gangs and drug activity. However, when you scratch beneath the surface you discover a rich tradition of pride and heritage that defines American culture like never before.
Running Time: 118 Minutes
Author and historian, Crystal Jackson, delivers an authentic and compelling account of one town’s epic journey through American history. Since our nation’s birth, Pacoima has been a microcosm of America’s social development and evolution. From the Mission era and genocide of the area’s natives, into becoming among the country’s first suburban minority communities, Pacoima's diverse cultural history is unlike any other. This amazing new book features hundreds of historic photos from Pacoima's history and more than 600 pages of information about the town.