No Impact Man

No Impact Man

Directed by Justin Schein, Laura Gabbert

Troubled by global warming, pollution and other issues, a New York writer and his family attempt living without making an environmental impact for an entire year in this funny and thought-provoking documentary.

Troubled by global warming, pollution and other issues, a New York writer and his family attempt living without making an environmental impact for an entire year in this funny and thought-provoking documentary.

Member Reviews

really cute story of a couple in the throws of modern living in NYC! Really thoughtful and genuine.

jfisher10
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10 months ago

shawn lynch Thank you for doing this experiment and documenting your process. It was a well done film. I enjoy your every step through the process on no impact. These are all things that I have been aware of and practicing for years. But Colin's words at the end of the doc really hit it home for me. "If there is one thing I could tell you to do. It would go volunteer at environmental organization in your community." Thanks

shawnlynch
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a year ago

I really wanted to like this but it didn't feel honest. It also reeked of white privilege, without free time this documentary wouldn't have worked. I would like to see a broke couple attempt the same thing. SOOOO many people live super close to zero impact already and have been for years but they're usually called savages. There have also been a few cases in the US where people have had their children take away from them for "their lifestyle choice.

joyofabluesky
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2 years ago

Absolutely inspirational. Makes living with less of an environmental footprint feel that much more achievable. I can really appreciate their efforts through watching this film.

HollyJ413
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3 years ago

Excellent. Dropped one star because I believe it was tougher to live No impact than portrayed in this doc. Bravo to Michelle. She's a stronger woman than me (read, I'd be sneaking to Starbucks daily).

Kate412
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4 years ago