Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Off the Grid: Life On The Mesa
"...Twenty-Five miles from town, a million miles from mainstream society, a loose-knit community of eco-pioneers, teenage runaways, war veterans and drop-outs, live on the fringe and off the grid, struggling to survive with little food, less water and no electricity, as they cling to their unique vision of the American dream…"
Watch the film, in its entirety (107 minutes) - Warning: Adult Content
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If you read through the comments, several people mentioned that the documentary only looked at a small portion of the mesa. According to those commentators there are about 1400 residents of the Mesa, most of them living green, environmentally conscious lives.
As a side note, the term, "off the grid," originally referred to living without public utilities such as water and electricity. Many of the negative comments were bashing the community because they still rely on society for many necessities.
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