Friday, August 12 - Thursday, August 18, 2011

Part of DocuWeeks

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. The film tells the story of a uniquely American place and yet a place that is unique even within America.
  • Country Switzerland/USA
  • Language English
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 88 minutes
  • Website http://www.darwindoc.com
  • Director Nick Brandestini