This film was made in 5 days for the International Documentary Challenge from February 28 - March 4, 2013. It was made by Jes Therkelsen, Gosia Wozniacki, Tou Yang, and Matthew Vincent in Hanford, California.
China Alley in Hanford, California traces its roots to 1877, when the Central Pacific railroad was extended westward into the area and the new town of Hanford was formed. Numerous Chinese came to the area, many initially to help build the railroads, but others came for farming and agricultural purposes.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation named China Alley in Hanford, California to its 2011 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.