From director Jeremy Workman
and Executive Producer Jesse Eisenberg

In 2003, eight Rhode Islanders created a secret apartment inside a busy mall and lived there for four years, filming everything along the way.
Far more than a wild prank, the secret apartment became a deeply meaningful place for all involved.

100% on RottenTomatoes
• Read the Letterboxd love

• SXSW 2024. 6 screenings. 6 sell-outs.
The first added *Buzz Screening* of SXSW
Vulture: The 12 Best Movies at SXSW
The Daily Beast: The Best Doc at SXSW

• Cleveland Film Festival 2024. 600-person screening
Winner "Standing Up" Documentary Award

•Hot Docs 2024. 550-person sell-out
Top 20 Audience Favorite distinction
Toronto Star: The 10 Best Docs at Hot Docs

•IFF Boston 2024. 500-person sell-out
Winner Grand Jury Prize - Best Documentary
Winner Audience Award - Best Documentary
Boston Globe Sunday article on the film



“Remarkable...A dazzling doc that’s a kiss-off to gentrification.” –The Daily Beast
“Impossibly compelling... Has the tension and fun of a crime caper” –Paste Magazine
“Equal parts funny, emotional, and personal.” –Austin Chronicle
“Unexpectedly inspirational” –Los Angeles Times
“Audacious... A gift that you will treasure.” –Film Threat
“Fascinating... A thoughtful celebration of DIY artistry” –Variety
“A testament to youthful ingenuity” –Vulture
“Breezy. Affectionate. Delightful.” -The Pitch
“A quintessential story of humanity.” –Cinapse
“A fantastic narrative of cunning protest.” –Hammer To Nail
“The timing of it feels perfect...Like a barnacle on the ship of capitalism.” –
“Fascinating...Art and rebellion collide in this unique time capsule.” –The Playlist
“Entertaining and provocative... A deeper, Borgesian kind of subversiveness.” –Arts Fuse
Secret Mall Apartment is sure to hit a nerve.” –Daily Grindhouse
Secret Mall Apartment is a true tall tale.” –Film Inquiry
“A fascinating story rife with political and social commentary" –The Film Stage
”As remarkable to watch as it must have been for Providence to discover.” –Toronto Star
"It’s simply that good and intriguing." –The Joy of Movies


“Fascinating” –Variety
“Fascinating”  –POV Magazine
“Fascinating” –The Playlist
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“Fascinating” –Film Threat
“Fascinating” –The Film Stage

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Jeremy Workman is the director of the documentaries Lily Topples The World (2021), Deciding Vote (2023), The World Before Your Feet (2018), Magical Universe (2015) among others. Lily Topples The World won the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW and became a high-profile acquisition for Discovery. It can be streamed on MAX. The World Before Your Feet played in US theaters for nearly 6 months and currently sits at 100% on RottenTomaotes.  Deciding Vote premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was acquired by The New Yorker.  It was shortlisted for the 96th Academy Awards in the Documentary Short Film category.  For more information, visit

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