TINY: A Story About Living Small
Showings
WSU CAC TheaterFri, Oct 18, 2013 1:15 PM - Fri, Oct 18, 2013 3:00 PM Event Date Passed
 
Film Info
Section:Greengrass
Release Year:2013
Runtime:66 min
Genre:Documentary
Production Country:USA
Website:http://tiny-themovie.com/
Social Media
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/tinythemovie
Cast/Crew
Director:Merete Mueller and Christopher Smith
Description

After a decade of travel, Christopher Smith approaches his 30th birthday and decides it’s time to plant some roots. He impulsively buys a 5-acre plot of land in hopes of fulfilling a lifelong dream of building a home in the mountains of Colorado. With the support of his girlfriend, Merete, he sets out to build a Tiny House from scratch despite having no construction experience. From 1970 to 2010, the average size of a new house in America has almost doubled. Yet in recent years, many are redefining their American Dream to focus on flexibility, financial freedom, and quality of life over quantity of space. These self-proclaimed “Tiny Housers” live in homes smaller than the average parking space, often built on wheels to bypass building codes and zoning laws. TINY takes us inside six of these homes stripped to their essentials, exploring the owners’ stories and the design innovations that make them work.More than anything, TINY invites its viewers to dream big and imagine living small.

Additional Information

Writer / Co-Director Merete Meuller sheduled to attend

 

Shorts before feature:  Trailers for Chris Jordan on the Midway Project, d. Riley Morton (USA, 2011)

 

Screening is free and open to the public.

 

Greengrass films sponsored by Ulrich Museum of Art and Backwoods Wichita


Spotlight on Women Filmmakers Sponsored by: Lunicda's


Media Partner: WomensFocus

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