Documentary about hardware hackers

Repurpose is a documentary about people who take old electronics and turn them into something cool.

A look into the hardware hacking community in Montreal, including the Foulab collective. Why are more and more hobbyists experimenting with hacks and circuit bends? What relationship does this imply about consumer society and technological advancement? Is this a real-world analog of 'user generated content'?
(Via Laughing Squid)