“Some Kind of Heaven” explores life inside the palm-tree-lined streets of The Villages, America’s largest retirement community in Florida. Referred to as the “Disneyland for retirees,” this planned community is home to over 130,000 seniors, offering residents a utopian version of the American yesteryear.Read more
Docs in Exile 2021: Artificial Paradise
Artificial Paradise traces humankind’s often unreasonable attempts at creating the ultimate environment to house our bottomless egotism: from the quirky cast of characters residing in a geriatric Disneyland, made in the USA, to the all-inclusive resorts of the Turkish coastline all the way to Georgia, where an unseen wealthy landowner uproots humongous trees from their native villages to build his very own Garden of Eden.
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UNDER THE AUSPICES/ WITH THE SUPPORT OF:
Some Kind of Heaven
Taming the Garden
A powerful and anonymous man has developed an unusual hobby. He buys century-old trees, some as tall as 15-story buildings, from communities along the Georgian coast, and has them excavated to collect them for his private garden. This almost poetic act of bottomless egotism leaves everyone in a state of discomfort.Read more