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City Rising

City Rising is a 3-time Emmy Award winning documentary funded by the California Endowment and produced by Endless Eye in partnership with KCET. The project explores housing discrimination through the legacy of development and displacement patterns in six cities across California.


  • 2018 Winner, LA-Area Emmy Awards for Best Social Issue Film, Best Editing and Best Promo

  • 2018 Winner, LA Press Club Journalism Award

  • 2018 Nominee, Imagen Awards

Directed by. Rita Baghdadi, Jeremiah Hammerling

Produced by. Kelly Parker, Rita Baghdadi, Justin Cram, Jeremiah Hammering, Matthew Crotty

Exec producer. Juan Devis

Edited by. Hyunsoo Moon, Rita Baghdadi 

Original Score by. Timo Chen

Cinematography by. Jeremiah Hammerling, Rita Baghdadi