Ondi Timoner Retrospective: We Live in Public
Documentary | 2009 | 91MIN
In 1999, Internet entrepreneur Josh Harris recruits dozens of young men and women who agree to live in underground apartments for weeks at a time while their every movement is broadcast online. Soon, Harris and his girlfriend embark on their own subterranean adventure, with cameras streaming live footage of their meals, arguments, bedroom activities and bathroom habits. This documentary explores the role of technology in our lives, as it charts the fragile nature of dot-com economy.
This film won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance when it premiered and is also featured in the MoMA’s permanent collection.