Life Off Grid
Official film description
Off-grid is not a state of mind. It is not about being out of touch, living in a remote place, or turning off your mobile phone. Off-grid simply means living without a connection to the electric and natural gas infrastructure. From 2011 to 2013 Jonathan Taggart (Director) and Phillip Vannini (Producer) spent two years travelling across Canada to find 200 off-gridders and visit them in their homes. They met off-gridders in every single province and territory and through their film they narrated our travels and chronicled in depth the experiences, challenges, inventions, aspirations, and ways of life of people who have chosen to radically re-invent daily life in a dramatically innovative but also quite traditional way.
Notes on the film
Honest and unvarnished portrayal of off-grid people in various remote locations in Canada. A very objective portrayal of the topic with sympathetic, down-to-earth protagonists, who also do not conceal problems and failures. Slowly told and accompanied by great landscape shots.
A recommendation for enthusiasts and interested people on the subject of self-sufficiency and alternative lifestyles.
…curious and alluring… – FilmInk
Life Off Grid tries to inspire living with renewable energy – DailyHive
The subjects in Taggart’s documentary aren’t doom-saying survivalists — or if they are, they’re hiding it well – National Post
Technical information and screening rights...
|Script:||Jonathan Taggart, Phillip Vannini|
|Country of origin:||Canada|
|Our age recommendation:||16|
|Screening rights:||Fighting Chance Films ()|
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