I AM HERE is a documentary short from director Ruth Chase, produced by a grant through Nevada County Arts Council from California Arts Council. The film will premiere in mid-2019.

I AM HERE will feature the Key Participants of I AM HERE and girls from The Friendship Club.


BELONGING is about our vulnerable mountain home and the people who tend it, love it and depend on it. Documented by its filmmaker Ruth Chase, with cinematographer Radu Sava, the film features Rick Berry, Jeff Brown, Jonathan CollierShelly Covert, Philip Oyung, Nancy Tiken Lopez, Elisa ParkerAimee RetzlerMike Stewart, and Rob ThompsonBELONGING is an initiative of Nevada County Art Council, led by Artist Ruth Chase and generously funded in part by California Arts Council through its Artists in Communities Program.