The outrage to the current economic and political situation has resulted in strong popular reactions, collective acts of condemnation, and even violence. Against the current state of dependence of the Spanish people from global financial markets, a new tendency is emerging: to develop an independent localized economy based on small enterprise aimed at self-sustainability. The protagonists of this new tendency are offering an alternative through their own personal example, through a direct involvement, which sees itself as opposed to western society desire for delegation. This phenomenon of urban exodus, suggests a movement back to the roots of a less financially oriented economy of sustainability which tries to address the very root of the contemporary problem, recovering lost values and loosing global values, which might have created the very impasse of the present.
UPDATE: Two months after filming this story the Spanish police closed down this project as building permission wasn't granted. The straw houses had to be taken down and this documentary film was never finished.