Craigslist Joe is One Captivating Social Experiment

By: Shiori Mine - Published: Jul 3, 2012 • References: craigslistjoe & laughingsquid
Craigslist Joe is an offbeat documentary following the life of 29-year-old Joseph Garner, as he lives 30 days using nothing except what he can find on the elusive site. With no money, no contacts and no home, Garner embarks on a journey to reconnect with a world that seems increasingly disconnected.

Craigslist has earned a reputation for its open community environment that allows people to post and respond to ads anonymously. With many Internet spoofs on humorous Craigslist ads, the film is an immersive exploration on who the people behind these ads truly are. Carrying nothing but the clothes on his back and a laptop, Joe begins a truly captivating social experiment. Despite the fact America has been undergoing sluggish economic growth, the film captures the generosity behind common citizens.

The documentary film is produced by Zach Galifianakis and is set to open in theaters August 2, 2012. Stats for Internet Survival Documentaries Trending: Older & Chilly
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