Spark: A Burning Man Story

Spark: A Burning Man Story

USA, 2013, 90 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subject: Documentary

MUST END Thursday, August 29th at the Sie FilmCenter
Each year, 60,000 people from around the globe gather in a dusty windswept Nevada desert to build a temporary city, collaborating on large-scale art and partying for a week before burning a giant effigy in a ritual frenzy. Rooted in principles of self-expression, self-reliance and community effort, Burning Man has grown famous for stirring ordinary people to shed their nine-to-five existence and act on their dreams. Spark takes us behind the curtain with Burning Man organizers and participants, revealing a year of unprecedented challenges and growth. When ideals of a new world based on freedom and inclusion collide with realities of the “default world,” we wonder which dreams can survive.

DIRECTOR: Steve Brown, Jessie Deeter
US Distributor: Paladin Films

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