Spaceship Earth (2020)
“Spaceship Earth is the true, stranger-than-fiction, adventure of eight visionaries who in 1991 spent two years quarantined inside of a self-engineered replica of Earth’s ecosystem called BIOSPHERE 2. The experiment was a worldwide phenomenon, chronicling daily existence in the face of life threatening ecological disaster and a growing criticism that it was nothing more than a cult. The bizarre story is both a cautionary tale and a hopeful lesson of how a small group of dreamers can potentially reimagine a new world.“ -NEON
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)
The District’s Quick Hits
|Awards:||Docs Audience Award Nominee (Americana Film Fest), Best Archival Documentary Nominee, Best Science/Nature Documentary Nominee (Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards), Best Use of Footage in a Factual or Natural World Production Nominee (FOCAL International Awards), Best Documentary Nominee (Miami Film Festival), Sitges Documenta Award Nominee (Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival), Grand Jury Prize Documentary Nominee (Sundance Film Festival)|
|Where To Stream:||Hulu|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score ™:||88% (Tomatometer), 59% (Audience)|
|Cast:||Kathelin Gray, Marie Harding, John Allen, Mark Nelson, William S. Burroughs, William Dempster, Margret Augustine, Thor Heyerdahl, Ed Bass, Tony Burgess, Jane Poynter, Linda Leigh|
Images from Spaceship Earth
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