Producer: Riverside Film 

Produced: 2014      Format: HD

For centuries travelers and immigrants alike have been longing for the American West Coast. A destination synonymous with breathtaking nature, human creativity, technological innovation and free thinking. We search for clues of the success and the fascination of the American West Coast. Why is there such a density of human creativity, free thinking and technological progress? Is the beauty of the magnificent nature an essential component of the inspiration and the optimism of the people who live and work here?

The five-part series offers the viewer an insight view of a legendary place he either has been to already or he always wanted to go. The concept of the series builds on this popular myth of the West Coast and its well-known landmarks only to tell unknown stories about fascinating people and overwhelming nature. 

Languages: English, German, French 

Broadcaster: ZDF / arte