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Author: Laura GabbertJustin ScheinEden H WurmfeldColin BeavanMichelle ConlinAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.?] : Oscilloscope Laboratories, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year of no electricity,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Environmental films
Personal narratives
Biography
Named Person: Colin Beavan; Michelle Conlin; Colin Beavan; Michelle Conlin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Gabbert; Justin Schein; Eden H Wurmfeld; Colin Beavan; Michelle Conlin; William Haugse; Matthew Martin; Bobby Johnston; Oscilloscope Laboratories (Firm); Impact Partners (Firm); Eden Wurmfeld Films.; Shadowbox Films, Inc.; Laura Gabbert Films.; Women Make Movies (Firm); Chicken & Egg Pictures (Firm); Fledgling Fund.; Fork Films.
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 495862602
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Optional 'clean' audio track for school and educational use; "A letter from Beth" featurette; "Beachwalk & talk" featurette; "Bike rant" featurette; "Bobby Johnston, composer" featurette; "Building super" featurette; Extended Mayer rant; "Freegans" featurette; "How to make a pot in a pot" featurette; "How to make vinegar" featurette; Pregnancy reveal alternative; "No impact date" featurette; "Scrabble" featurette; Sundance Q & A; "The future of bees" featurette; "Transportation alternatives" featurette.
Credits: Director of photography, Justin Schein ; edited by William Haugse, Matthew Martin ; music by Bobby Johnston ; co-produced by Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin.
Performer(s): Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin, Isabella Beavan.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 0; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Special features: Optional 'clean' audio track for school and educational use ; Featurettes: A letter from Beth --
Beach walk & talk --
Bike rant --
Bobby Johnston, composer --
Building super --
Extended Mayer rant --
Freegans --
How to make a pot in a pot --
How to make vinegar --
Pregnancy reveal alternative --
No impact date --
Scrabble --
Sundance Q & A --
The future of bees --
Transportation alternatives.
Responsibility: Oscilloscope Laboratories + Impact Partners ; directed by Laura Gabbert, Justin Schein ; produced by Laura Gabbert, Eden Wurmfeld ; an Eden Wurmfeld Films, Shadowbox Films & Laura Gabbert Films production.

Abstract:

Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year of no electricity, television, cars, toilet paper, elevators, or newspapers.
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