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No impact man / Oscilloscope Laboratories and Impact Partners present in association with Chicken & Egg Pictures, The Fledgling Fund, Fork Films and Vital Projects Fund ; produced by Eden Wurmfeld, Laura Gabbert ; directed by Laura Gabbert, Justin Schein.

Beavan, Colin. (Added Author). Wurmfeld, Eden H. (Added Author). Gabbert, Laura. (Added Author). Schein, Justin. (Added Author). Conlin, Michelle. (Added Author). Johnston, Bobby, 1967- (Added Author). Oscilloscope Laboratories (Firm) (Added Author). Impact Partners (Firm) (Added Author). Chicken & Egg Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Fledgling Fund. (Added Author). Fork Films. (Added Author). Vital Projects Fund. (Added Author). Oscilloscope Pictures. (Added Author). Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin. (Cast).
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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Oscilloscope Pictures, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features inclde: No impact dating: Colin and Michelle on No impact nights on the town; "Urban cycling: bike activism in NYC" featurette; "Freeganism: the virtues of gleaning food from the trash" featurette; audience Q&A: Colin, Michelle, and filmmakers discuss the film at the Sundance Film Festival; Fruit vinegar: Colin's easy to follow recipe; Optional clean audio track for school & educational use.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Justin Schein ; editors, William Haugse, Matthew Martin ; music, Bobby Johnston.
Participant or Performer Note:
Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 0, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; NTSC.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Environmental responsibility > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Green movement > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Environmentalism > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > Drama.
Environmental protection > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Genre: Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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