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A sub-compact car, two dogs, two cats, eight days, one control question, and about a gazillion opinions... 

  

What was to be a simple relocation from the liberal California to the conservative South, finds an unexpected documentarian asking random folks along the journey one simple question. 

 

But, individual influences and personal opinions soon defined more than just a question... They defined a people.

  

By September 2015, a native Californian decides it’s time to pack up, sell, and move away from the Golden State. With the rest of his family already settled into their new Tennessee home, finalizing the exit strategy entails driving his car, pets, and camera equipment cross-country to a new life in the Deep South. 

  

But, an unexpected documentary evolves.

 

The people he meets along the way offer up personal insights from differing cultural perspectives about what defines the United States through one core question...

     

Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso. Copyright Three Doves Media, LLC
Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso. Copyright Three Doves Media, LLC
Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso
Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso. Copyright Three Doves Media, LLC
Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso. Copyright Three Doves Media, LLC
Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso. Copyright Three Doves Media, LLC
Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso. Copyright Three Doves Media, LLC
Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso. Copyright Three Doves Media, LLC
Publicity still - "What IS America" (2019) by Reid Martin Basso. Copyright Three Doves Media, LLC