Biosphere 2 was a hermetically sealed terrarium built in the Arizona desert, containing a miniature replica of Earth’s ecosystem. In the early 1990s, eight “biospherians” spent two years sealed inside in order to simulate the conditions of interplanetary colonization and demonstrate a model of sustainable living on Earth. Chronicling their victories and trials inside and outside the biosphere, this stranger-than-fiction documentary recounts the story of a group of dreamers who tried to re-imagine their world.
(NR) USA – 1 hr 53 min
2020 · d. Matt Wolf
Starring John Allen, Linda Leigh, Mark Nelson
Rental: $3.99 (72 hour streaming period)