NOTES FROM THE FILMMAKERS
How might your life be better with less? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.
About the Filmmakers
Minimalism: a Documentary About the Important Things was produced by The Minimalists, LLC and directed by Matt D’Avella. Find out more about the film at minimalismfilm.com.
“I watched this about a year and a half ago, and I liked it. But I recently re-watched it, after having gone through all the changes our family has gone through since watching it the first time: eliminating many toxic products; reading Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up; getting away from plastic products; reducing our household waste; etc. We got rid of stuff and had a big yard sale. We’ve been constantly reducing our material possessions, little by little because it’s a process. So this time I viewed it with a new perspective! And I was even more impressed by it. In the first few minutes, it featured video footage of the same Black Friday videos I had watched when I wrote my post on the consumer day of insanity! I was captured by the documentary for a second time.” – Marie. Because Turtles Eat Plastic Bags. Film Review: Minimalism a Documentary. 4 January 2019
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