An individual, likely a mature adult given the visible gray beard and wrinkles, is aiming a laser gun. The device is held up to their face, and their focused gaze is directed towards the target. They are wearing a gray beanie and a dark jacket, and the background is softly blurred with a clear sky, indicating an outdoor setting during the day. The device’s detailed mechanics are visible, emphasizing a the advanced technology.


Deep in the Mojave desert, an unconventional field biologist wages a high-tech war against ravens – laser cannons, drones, exploding turtle shells – in a last ditch effort to save the last few desert tortoises from extinction.

Virtual & Hybrid Passholder Pre-order is now open for this film in the Virtual Theatre. Individual Virtual Theatre ticket sales open January 17th.

About the Filmmaker

Josh Izenberg — Co-Director
Josh Izenberg is a documentary filmmaker based in Oakland, California. His projects have covered
surfing veterans, the search for extraterrestrial life, and controversial approaches to addiction rehab in
Peru. His short documentary, SLOMO, won over a dozen awards, including best short documentary at
SXSW, the IDA award, and premiered as a New York Times op-doc and his film, RESURFACE, won the
Jury Prize at Tribeca, was acquired by Netflix, and was nominated for an Emmy.

Brett Marty — Co-Director
Brett Marty cut his teeth as a commercial director and made the transition to filmmaking with a handful
of documentary projects and his narrative directorial debut, YOUTH, which won a handful of jury awards
and played at more than 30 festivals, including Cannes. His latest docs have been commissioned or
featured by Patagonia, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and National Geographic. In previous lives, he
studied ceramic sculpture at UC Berkeley, drove an old Buick from San Francisco to Argentina, and
helped Nate Silver launch Five Thirty Eight in 2008.

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