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Tiny: A Story About Living Small: Who wants to live in a 200-square-foot house?

2.5 out of 4 stars

Title
Tiny: A Story About Living Small
Directed by
Merete Mueller, Christopher Smith
Genre
Documentary
Classification
G
Year
2013

Christopher Smith grew up dreaming of a home in the mountains. The former army brat's mission to build a tiny house in Colorado may not offer a satisfying answer to the question of what home is, but it does provide a fascinating glimpse into the lives of people who have chosen to live in tiny houses that are 200 square feet or less. Some have made the choice out of concern for the environment; for others it's economic reasons. All of them will make you rethink the way we live.

April 28, 9:15 p.m., Lightbox; April 29, 4 p.m., Scotiabank; May 5, 1:30 p.m., Revue.

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About the Author

Dave McGinn writes about fitness trends for the Life section and also reports for Globe Arts. Prior to joining the Globe, he was a freelance journalist, covering topics from trying to eat Michael Phelps' diet to why the Joker is the best villain in comics history. He's working on improving his 10k time. More

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