“I started with an ad on Craigslist,” says filmmaker Joseph Garner about his new documentary that tests one man’s ability to survive in America with resources from nowhere but Craigslist.
That’s how Garner found his cameraman, and then the two of them set off across America for an adventure of survival that would become the film Craigslist Joe. So, what compels a young man to make himself homeless in today’s society? The power of the Internet.
“I’m able to Skype with my girlfriend who’s living in India at a ashram right now. That’s amazing technology,” the writer/director says of the state of the world currently. It’s an exciting moment in human history to be able to instantly connect – with video cameras no less — to someone on the other side of the globe.