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Author Colin Beavan, in research for his next book, began the No Impact Project in November 2006. A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no longer avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin leaves behind his liberal complacency with 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. Laura Gabbert and Justin Scheinʼs film provides a front row seat into the experiment that became a national fascination and media sensation as well as an intriguing inside look at the familial strains and strengthened bonds that result from Colin and Michelleʼs struggle with their radical lifestyle change.

May 7th at 8:00 PM EST: Facebook Live Q&A with film subject and co-producer Colin Beavan
Run time: 90 mins
Directors: Laura Gabbert, Justin Schein
Producers: Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin
No Impact Man
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