The Biggest Little Farm
First screened in June 2019
Director: John Chester. Documentary about a California couple determined to launch and preserve a self-sustaining farm. Screenplay: John Chester and Mark Monroe. Twitter Capsule:
Vague in many respects, and almost confrontingly apolitical. Still, what's here is stirring, even complex.
Notably confronts disaster as part of a knotty natural order. Provocative at times, evasive at others. Pretty, moving, but hardly innovative.