My Moby Dick: Geraldine Knatz

My Moby Dick is a video series presented by The Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Public Library to discover or rediscover the great literary masterpiece, Moby Dick, through the lens of the modern and equally mythical Southern California state of mind.

Geraldine Knatz, Executive Director of the Ports of Los Angeles, discusses the city’s unknown history of whaling.

Filmed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton
Story Edited by Nic Cha Kim
Edited by Eric Heights
Music: “Lullaby for a Sinking Submarine” by Ergo Phizmiz

Presented by The Library Foundation of Los Angeles
Artwork: Raymond Pettibon
No Title (His transformation is), 2009
Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles