Brian Lilla, Director / Producer, is an award winning documentary director living in Napa, California. From 2008-2011 Lilla directed Patagonia Rising which investigated the impacts of a proposal to build five large scale dams in the heart of Patagonia, Chile. The film enjoyed an award winning festival run before it was released on Net-Flix, The Discovery Channel and other international television outlets. After an aggressive outreach campaign, Patagonia Rising informed and impacted the Chilean governments unanimous decision in 2013 to not build the proposed dams. Lilla now focuses attention on his local agricultural community crushed by pesticides and cancer.