About The Owner
Release Date: 5/25/2012
Filmed by 25 filmmakers on 5 continents, “The Owner” follows the adventures of an old backpack that is passed from character to character around the world. As the journey progresses, we learn details about the mysterious man to whom the bag belongs. The story, written collaboratively over the internet, brings together a variety of cultures, languages, and film styles into a singular narrative plot. On May 25th, the filmmakers, most of whom have never met, hosted a same-night screenings in theaters in their own cities.