Land of Opportunity

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  • Film Synopsis

    LAND OF OPPORTUNITY asks the question: What kind of cities do we want to inhabit in the 21st century? Through the eyes of urban planners, displaced residents, immigrant workers,…

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  • Press/Reviews

    Scene Magazine- Louisiana’s entertainment magazine featured Luisa Dantas in the 2010 Sept/Oct issue. Check out Danielle Nelson’s interview (go to page 26). Louisiana Film and Video Magazine- Gary Michael…

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  • LandofOpportunity Interactive Site

    View the platform! beta.landofopportunityinteractive.com About LandofOpportunity Interactive Rooted in post-Katrina New Orleans, Land of Opportunity is an ongoing exploration of the often contentious process of community redevelopment in the…

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  • Short Videos

    Land of Opportunity is a more than just a feature film: it is a multi-platform project designed to leverage nearly five years of documentation of this city into diverse…

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  • Project Timeline

    Land of Opportunity began production all the way back in January 2006. In 2009, we attended the Working Films Content + Intent Residency at Mass MoCA, and participated in…

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  • Filmmakers

    Luisa Dantas – Director/Producer/Editor Brasilian-American filmmaker Luisa Dantas has worked on a wide array of documentary and fiction media projects at the intersection of storytelling and social justice. Her…

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