Darwin

Director Nick Brandestini
Genre Documentary
Runtime 86 minutes
Supplier Cats & Docs
Festivals/Awards WINNER - Best Documentary - AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL
Release Date In theatres on August 24, 2012

Synopsis

Darwin is a documentary film about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley, California. Propelled from society by tragic turns, the people of Darwin (population 35) must now find ways to coexist in a place without a government, a church, jobs, or children. The near-ghost town's survival depends on a fragile, gravity-fed waterline that descends from the mountains where top secret weapons are being tested. One "accidental" drop of a bomb, they half-joke, could wipe out their entire town.

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Press & Articles

“"A Town Built for 30" ” - New York Times

“Movie Review: Darwin” - Los Angeles Times

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