TINY

$295.00

What is home? And how do we find it? Through one couple’s attempt to build a Tiny House with no building experience, this charming documentary raises questions about sustainability, good design, and the American Dream.

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.

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Description

tiny_225What is home? And how do we find it? Through one couple’s attempt to build a Tiny House with no building experience, this charming documentary raises questions about sustainability, good design, and the American Dream.

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.

TINY is a coming-of-age story for a generation that is more connected, yet less tied-down than ever, and for a society redefining its priorities in the face of a changing financial and environmental climate. More than anything, TINY invites its viewers to dream big and imagine living small.

Director – Merete Mueller & Christopher Smith
Run Time – 62 minutes
Language – English
Format – DVD / Digital Streaming
Year – 2013
Genre – Documentary

Educational Interests – American Studies, Architecture, Design, Environmental Studies, Family Relations, Urban Studies

Additional information

Weight 0.32 lbs
Dimensions 9 x 6 x .5 in

Reviews

  1. “Perfectly realized… compact, economical and elegant. A fitting testament to the spirit of the tiny house movement.” -Hot Docs Film Festival

    “An Eco-Movie Worth Watching.” – Sierra Club

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