Season 2: Lost L.A.

    Much of L.A.'s past is lost to history – but we can rediscover it in the region's archives. “Lost L.A.”, a co-production of KCETLink and the USC Libraries, in collaboration with L.A. as Subject, brings Southern California history to life by marrying archival materials with innovative forms of documentary storytelling.

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    Lost L.A.

    Pacific Rim

    This episode explores California as the beginning of a Pacific World.

    Pacific Rim

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    Lost L.A.

    Coded Geographies

    Two underground guidebooks reveal the hidden geographies many Angelenos had to navigate.

    Coded Geographies

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    Lost L.A.

    Dream Factory

    This episode explores the career of Lois Weber, a filmmaker who rose to greatness.

    Dream Factory

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    Lost L.A.

    Building the Metropolis

    This episode questions the cultural legacy and environmental costs of Los Angeles' growth.

    Building the Metropolis

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    Lost L.A.

    Wild West

    Before Hollywood imagined the Wild West, Los Angeles was a real frontier town.

    Wild West

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    Lost L.A.

    Borderlands

    This episode explores the lives of three people who lived through a California transition.

    Borderlands

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