Story & Production Sagnik Basu | Reporting & Host Jorge Ventura | Camera Operator Auden Cabello | Cineatographer Sagnik Basu | Executive Producers Neil Patel Richard McGinnis Sean Moody | Special thanks John Nores
Narcofornia documents two counties’ fights against drug cartels taking over their respective communities in Northern California. In Siskiyou County, the fight has pitted Californians against Asian refugees. Meanwhile, Lassen County residents scuffle with each other over whether they should embrace legal marijuana to weed out the illegal grows. Both counties’ conflicts highlight California’s legislative and legal failures and their abandonment of rural America.