Somewhere to Disappear is a 57 minute documentary in which Alec Soth is the hero.
For his project “Broken Manual” Alec undertakes to write a guide that will provide the basic tips on how to disappear in America.
We follow him on his search for men who live on the margins of society. People who ran away from their natural environment, to find their own world. As modern day hermits, they find peace in unaffected places of the country, whether it be a cabin in the mountains, a dark cave or in the expansive desert. Each of these people chose to live in a different way. We wanted to find out why they live like this: did they deliberately make this choice? Do they regret it? What are they really looking for? Did they find it? Continue reading