We Live in Public

Movie information

Released on:
August 28, 2009 (NY)


Status: Released

Director: Ondi Timoner

Genre: Documentary
About the film:
On the 40th anniversary of the Internet, WE LIVE IN PUBLIC tells the story of the effect the web is having on our society as seen through the eyes of "the greatest Internet pioneer you've never heard of", visionary Josh Harris. Award-winning director, Ondi Timoner ("DIG!"), documented his tumultuous life for more than a decade, to create a riveting, cautionary tale of what to expect as the virtual world inevitably takes control of our lives. Josh Harris, often called the "Warhol of the Web" through the infamous dot.com boom of the 1990's, founded Pseudo.com, the first Internet television network and created his vision of the future, an underground bunker in NYC where 100 people lived together on camera for 30 days over the millennium. He proved how in the not-so-distant future of life online, we will willingly trade our privacy for the connection and recognition we all deeply desire. Through his experiments, including a six-month stint living under 24-hour live surveillance online which led him to mental collapse, he demonstrated the price we will all pay for living in public.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $7,325 (1 theater) | Domestic Total: $41,711
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Pyimpyim – sLflcQqBOJixu
June 08, 2012 - 19:23

I came across this site after henarig about it from a friend of mine and wanted to address your finding about the church. I am a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and have been for the past 8 years. I can assure you that we are in no way affiliated with the previous church that was there. Two years ago we decided to look for a new facility because we felt we could better serve God and the community from a different location. We came across this property and felt it was a good location for us. We were unaware of what had previously happened there until after we had moved. The only reason that the RV was sitting in the parking lot is because we were asked if he could park it there temporarily. We were apprehensive about it because we did feel people might get confused about who we are, but since we don't own the property we felt obligated to let him park it there. We are going to request it be removed though and we are also going to request that we change the sign. The reason you didn't see anyone in the house is because we use that as our fellowship hall, nursery and sunday school. I would encourage the author of this blog to please stop by during one of our services to see for yourself that we are in no way associated with the previous church.