Film “No Impact Man” Explores Boundaries of Going Green

Green Film Festival Part II

A Film Series at Fairfield Woods Branch Library

Wednesday, December 8th

7:00 pm

“No Impact Man”

Film description:

no-impact-man-coverdvd“Author Colin Beavan, in research for his next book, began the No Impact Project in 2006. A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no long avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin leaves behind his liberal complacency for a vow to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year. No more automated transportation, no more electricity, no more non-local food, no more material consumption…no problem. That is, until his espresso-guzzling, retail-worshipping wife Michelle and their two year-old daughter are dragged into the fray.

What began as one man’s environmental experiment quickly becomes an experiment in how much one woman is willing to sacrifice for her husband’s dreams. Laura Gabbert and Justin Schein’s film provides both a front row seat into the experiment that became a national fascination and media sensation, and a behind the scenes look at the marital challenges that result from Colin’s and Michelle’s radical lifestyle change.”

(2009)- 90 minutes – Not Rated

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