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Charleston Premiere of "One Couch at a Time" full length feature documentary
The Terrace Theater
Charleston, SC
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Sunday Mar 30, 2014 7:00 PM - Sunday Mar 30, 2014 8:45 PM | $9.00


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Charleston Premiere of "One Couch at a Time" full length feature documentary
Please join us for Charleston's first screening of "One Couch at a Time". Producer, Jean-Michel Werk will be in attendance for a Q&A following the film.

EntrepreneuREEL presents: "One Couch at a Time", the first full-length feature documentary on the CouchSurfing movement and this emerging "age of sharing" we are entering. The film follows protagonist and veteran CouchSurfer, Alexandra Liss, through 21 countries, 6 subcontinents, for 7 months using CouchSurfing.org. As we explore our inner and societal limits, this film pushes us to ask ourselves and our peers "what would YOU be willing to share with a stranger?"

CouchSurfing is a planet in this "sharing economy" galaxy- and the platform for which this entire film takes place. Alexandra also explores crowd funding, co-working, ridesharing, and gifting at the ultimate sharing society - Burningman! We focus, however, on the micro by capturing the magical, heart-warming, serendipitous exchanges that occur one couch at a time.

Each host and traveler along the way provide unique experiences becoming sub-subjects illustrating the incredible exchange. Alexandra, who begins her journey full of confusion, ends up learning lessons of a lifetime with the help of a few worldly friends.

We learn, that by embracing the "age of sharing" mentality is to have access to methods which make the pursuit of your passions and dreams merely a couch away. Featured interviews include sharing economy expert Rachel Botsman, founder of Burning Man Larry Harvey, sacred economist Charles Eisenstein, and of course, the founder of Couchsurfing, Casey Fenton.

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Location

The Terrace Theater (View)
1956 Maybank Highway
Charleston, SC 29412
United States


Categories

Film > Premiers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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Name Withheld
Johns island , SC United States
Mar 30, 2014 1:55 PM
Name Withheld
Johns island , SC United States
Mar 30, 2014 1:55 PM
Caleb C.
Mount Pleasant, SC United States
Mar 30, 2014 1:06 PM
Caleb C.
Mount Pleasant, SC United States
Mar 30, 2014 1:06 PM
Jesse H.
Middleburg, FL United States
Mar 30, 2014 11:46 AM
Jesse H.
Middleburg, FL United States
Mar 30, 2014 11:46 AM

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