Antoine Bruy
Scrublands

How do we want to live? These people choose a life away from the cities, willing to abandon lifestyles based on performance, efficiency and consumption.

Alone
in the Wilderness

Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.

Henry David Thoreau
Walden, or Life in the Woods

“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…

Icaros
One who set forth
to learn what being alive was

This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.

Adrain Chesser
The Return

There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.

Justine Kurland
Escape into a better world

To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.

Taylor Camp
Paradise Lost

I am fascinated by people who make the bold step into alternative ways of living. If none of the given choices seem to fit you, create your own!

Benoit Paillé
Rainbow Gatherings

Lately I also rediscovered the wholesome experience of being with with a group of strangers who share an intention of love & growth.

Dennis McKenna
Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss

Dennis McKenna shared a life’s devotion to psychedelics with his better known brother. And he wrote a book about it.

Auroville
A city in the making

Auroville is the dream of a better world. It doesn’t matter on how many levels such projects struggle or fail.…