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.
Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.
“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…
This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.
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.
To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.
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!
Lately I also rediscovered the wholesome experience of being with with a group of strangers who share an intention of love & growth.
Dennis McKenna shared a life’s devotion to psychedelics with his better known brother. And he wrote a book about it.
Auroville is the dream of a better world. It doesn’t matter on how many levels such projects struggle or fail.…