- Culture, Anthropology, Society, Arts, and Religion
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.
- Running time
- 90 minutes
- Andrew Gersh ... Editor
- Prod. Co.
- Spark Pictures
- United States
- Years of Production
- USA, New Zealand, South Africa, Lithuania
- Release year
- SXSW, Ashland, Seattle, SFDOC
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