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Published on Feb 24, 2013
"The portraits here offer West Coast idealism and conviction coupled with an extravagant aesthetic vision. Since we can't all attend Burning Man, we can be thankful for "Spark," which is probably the next best thing." - The New York Times
"I was completely inspired by the movie, with a deep longing to be as creative as the people who create art for Burning Man."- The Huffington Post
"The film is gorgeous: a virtual carnival of images that reflect the spectacle that is Burning Man." - Boise Weekly
Now available on iTunes at http://bit.ly/sparkpictures. Also available on Amazon, Google Play and most cable video on demand networks in addition to select theaters.
Synopsis: 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.