A young private detective is handed his first case by a family friend. Despite his best intentions, he quickly finds himself in over his head and involved in unexpected ways. Land of Pyrite // Land of Gold is a short film about land-use, Los Angeles, and a young man forced to confront his privilege.
Director Biography – Stephen Nigro
Stephen Nigro is a writer/director from Los Angeles, CA. He holds a BA in film studies and an MFA in film directing, both from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He has previously worked with Scott Free Productions and Acne Production. A lifelong Californian, his work explores themes of privilege, gentrification, and geographic mobility.