Documentary Filmmaker Olivia Rosenbloom to Headline TRAA’s Monthly Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, July 13 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time

TRAA will screen Olivia Rosenbloom’s documentary Near Miss at the meeting, followed by a short Q&A session.

writer and filmmaker Olivia Rosenbloom is passionate about telling stories that explore the humanity at the root of our most pressing social, political, and environmental issues.

Olivia is director and producer of the 26-minute documentary Near Miss. It tells the story of the infamous 2015 explosion at the Torrance refinery, which local activists discovered almost led to a catastrophic release of a massive amount of highly toxic hydrogen fluoride into the community. Near Miss sheds light on the politics of public safety, environmental health, and environmental racism. Watch a one-minute intro to Near Miss by clicking here.

Documentary Filmmaker Olivia Rosenbloom

Olivia Rosenbloom graduated from Brown University with honors in English Nonfiction Writing in May 2020. Previously, she graduated from the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences in Santa Monica, California.

To attend the virtual meeting, RSVP with an email request for a Zoom link to TRAA President Steven Goldsmith at

A link to watch the screening of Near Miss will be supplied at the meeting. After watching in the virtual company of fellow meeting attendees, the TRAA meeting will resume on Zoom with a Q&A with Olivia Rosenbloom led by Jane Affonso and other important meeting announcements.