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We Live in Public

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
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.


Director: Ondi Timoner

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Interloper Films

We Live in Public (2009)

Release Date: August 28th, 2009|1 hr. 30 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • Harris saw this brave new world more than a decade ago - and liked what he saw. To watch We Live in Public is to wonder if the world we live in is just a reflection of one man's neurosis - if Harris's mix of emotional distance and rabid self-promotion has simply gone viral. show more

  • A snapshot of several New York eras that coincide with the Internet's growing pains, We Live in Public focuses on entrepreneur, party-thrower and bubble participant Josh Harris. show more

  • This is a remarkable film about a strange and prophetic man. What does it tell us? Did living a virtual life destroy him? show more

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