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1 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Jonathan Berman examines communal living through the history and accomplishments of California's Black Bear Ranch, founded in the late 1960s.


Director: Jonathan Berman

Genres: Documentary

Commune (2005)

Release Date: April 3rd, 2006|1 hr. 18 min.

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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Black Bear Ranch's legacy of environmentalism (the residents were on the forefront of the anti-deforestation movement), and the endearing long-term relationships it engendered, endure. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Jonathan Berman's documentary about California's famous Black Bear Ranch is a trip. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    As we learn in director Jonathan Berman's fun documentary Commune, the ranch was financed by people such as musician Frank Zappa and actor James Coburn. show more

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