Museum screens acclaimed film ‘The Valley,’ followed by conversation with director Kariat

By April 28, 2021May 11th, 2021In The News

Special to Los Altos Town Crier

In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Los Altos History Museum has scheduled a screening of the film “The Valley” 7 p.m. May 7.

“The Valley” is an artistic exploration of teen suicide, the Asian-American immigrant experience and the high-achievement culture of Silicon Valley. Following the screening, a conversation will take place between Los Altos filmmaker Saila Kariat, the film’s writer, director and producer, and Suruchi Mohan, award-winning journalist and chairperson of the museum’s Oral History Program Committee.

Kariat’s feature directorial debut tells the story of Neal Kumar, a successful Indian-American entrepreneur whose idyllic life unravels after…cont.