Watch a documentary about American excess, and the stuff from which happiness is truly made.
About the Event
“Do I Need This?” is a timely, humorous and moving film that interweaves the filmmaker’s complicated relationship to her family possessions with a journey into the homes and minds of her fellow Americans -- from a hoarder to a Buddhist monk and a colorful group of characters in between. On the surface, it’s about Americans’ excessive consumption habits; at its core, it is a reflection on aging, family and happiness. Viewers will never again buy something new without stopping to ask themselves, “do I really need this?”
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