Director: Matt Wolf
This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent SPACESHIP EARTH you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission.
About the film
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.
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