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Helen Nearing
Conscious Living/Conscious Dying

A moving portrait of the lives and deaths of homesteading authors, Helen and Scott Nearing.

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56 minutes
Produced by Polly Bennell and Andrea Sarris



This video examines the lives and deaths of Maine authors Helen Nearing and her husband, Scott, who were best known for their book about homesteading practices called Living the Good Life. More than a biography, this hour-long documentary looks at the Nearings' commitment to self-sufficiency and voluntary simplicity and unveils the spiritual philosophy that underlay their lives and work.

Producers Polly Bennell and Andrea Sarris spent five years collecting photographs, interviews and archival footage to create this moving and provocative portrait.



Grade Level: 9-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 2000     Copyright Date: 2000
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-886-4     VHS ISBN: 1-56029-830-8




Reviews
"Offers tantalizing glimpses into the reality and mythology of Helen's life. Using photography, documents, and personal interviews, it draws the viewer into the world of the Nearings and what they sought to accomplish...A solid addition for school, college, and public libraries."
Kathleen Sullivan, Library Journal

"(An) informed biographical examination of the lives and deaths of homesteading authors Helen Nearing and Scott Nearing."
Midwest Book Review

"A very moving and uplifting account of a life led fully yet simply."
New Hope Review International Online


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Helen Nearing




Awards and Festivals
Honorable Mention, Columbus International Film & Video Festival
Honorable Mention, EarthVision International Environmental Video Festival
Maine International Film Festival
American Psychological Association Convention
Portland Museum of Art

Subjects
Aging
American Studies
Biography
Citizenship
Death And Dying
Environmental Ethics
Gardening
Humanities
Psychology
Social Psychology
Voluntary Simplicity
Women's Studies


Related Titles

Living the Good Life
A portrait of the daily life of America's most famous back-to-the-landers.

Garden Song
Portrait of Alan Chadwick, inventor of the Biodynamic French Intensive Method of gardening.

For Earth's Sake
Portrait of David Brower, America's leading environmentalist.

The Silver Age
Growing population of elderly worldwide seeks purpose and care.

Ageing with Community
The search for community and independence as we grow old.


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