The SOLAHA Movie for Volumes II and III
Stories of LA Harbor Area: For Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow oral history project documents stories from a diverse group of people who were born or resided in the communities that surround the Port of Los Angeles. Participants tell stories relationship to the Los Angeles harbor area: memories of growing up, businesses they worked in or started, many other recollections.
Volume II project was filmed in 2020 and Volume III in 2021.SOLAHA "The Movie Vol. II & Vol. III" includes just one story from each of the individuals in Volume II (52 total) and Volume III (63 total). SOLAHA "The Movie - Vol. I" premiered at the LA Harbor International Film Festival in 2019. Made possible by grant funding from Los Angeles County authorized by Supervisor Janice Hahn.
Volume IV will be filmed c. summer 2022.
Los Angeles County Supervisor
Janice Hahn, District 4
Director & Co-Producer
Jack Baric is an Emmy Award winning producer and marketer and founder of Baric Media Entertainment and Gopher Crow Entertainment production and marketing company. His diverse professional endeavors include a passion for telling stories through the medium of film and video, marketing, economic development, and charitable good works.
Founder and director of the LA Harbor International Film Festival (LAHFIF) Mardesich was born and raised in San Pedro, California. She attended local public and private schools graduating with honors from San Pedro High School where she was active in student government and service clubs. The tradition of service was instilled in her from early childhood…
Stories Of Los Angeles Harbor Area: For Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (SOLAHA) (Volume I) Production Credits include:
Director: Jack Baric
Producers: Jack Baric & Stephanie Mardesich
What People are Saying
“These oral histories are PRECIOUS.”
“ANOTHER FANTASTIC ORAL HISTORY!”
“I was smiling the entire time”
“Thank you for making this story available.”
“It reminded me of my childhood, when we had so much more freedom to explore and play outside than today’s children experience.”