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Life Off Grid Review

Life Off Grid (2015)

Directed by Jonathan Taggart

Living Without Connection
By Mason Manuel

Whenever my parents took me as a kid to my Grandma’s out in the country I was absolutely miserable. There was nothing to do, no video games, and it smelled like old people. I was hard pressed to find anything to love about being away from modern civilization. However, that’s exactly what Jonathan Taggart’s Life Off Grid sets off to do. We are taken to some of the most isolated areas of Canada to see how people survive without the comforts of everything being readily available by society. But these do-it-themselvers aren’t Bear Grylls survivor people that can make a shopping mall out of a toothpick. This film shows exactly who they are – ordinary people who never forget that the Earth is a finite resource. Continue reading Life Off Grid Review