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Spark: A Burning Man Story

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Music director  Joachim Cooder
Country  United States
6.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary, Action, Biography
Language  English
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Director  Steve Brown and Jessie Deeter
Release date  August 1, 2013 (2013-08-01) (SXSW) August 16, 2013 (2013-08-16) (USA)
Directors  Jessie Deeter, Steve Brown
Cast  Katy Boynton (Herself), Marco Cochrane (Himself), Harley K. Dubois (Herself), Marian Goodell (Herself), Larry Harvey (Himself), Jon La Grace (Himself)
Producers  Jessie Deeter, Steve Brown
Similar movies  Taking My Parents To Burning Man (2014)

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Spark: A Burning Man Story is a 2013 independent documentary film with its world premiere at the South by Southwest film festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. That is about some 60,000 or so people that gather from around the world for a week at the annual Burning Man festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada to collaborate building a temporary city that operates on a "gifting" economy where nothing is bought or sold. Participants bring in everything; food, water, and shelter. The week features large-scale art installations and partying, at the conclusion of the week a celebration in the ritual burning of a giant effigy, and after one week, take it all away.


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The film also focuses on the individual artists and their dreams and struggles. The Burning Man organization is made up of 50 year-round staff and over 4,000 volunteers. Burning Man operates on ten principles or ideologies written by founder Larry Harvey.

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Production Credits

  • Production: Spark Pictures
  • Original Music: Joacheim Cooper
  • Music Supervisor: Amine Ramer
  • Executive Producers: Alec Lorimore, Chris Weitz, David Chang, Robert Zangrillo and Konstantin Othmer
  • Editor: Andrew Gersh
  • Director of Photography: John Behrens
  • Associate Producer: Theresa Desautels
  • Produced and Directed: Steve Brown and Jessie Deeter
  • Distribution: Filmbuff
  • Awards

  • Official Selection, Ashland Independent Film Festival, 2013
  • Official Selection, Seattle International Film Festival, 2013
  • Critics reviews

    The film has appeared in the following critics reviews:


    Disc 1
    1. "Feel the Love" by Rudimental
    2. "Heroes" by Cazzette
    3. "Coastal Brake" by Tycho
    4. "The Event" by Marcus Andersson / Alex Talan
    5. "Dubstep Dark" by Scoredraw
    6. "Let it Fo" by Michael Franti / Spearhead
    7. "We Ride" by Missy Higgins
    8. "Man On Fire" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
    9. "Wave" by Crystal Fighters
    10. "Going to the Desert" by Mathew Jonson / Damian Lazarus
    11. "In My Mind" by Amanda Palmer
    12. "Quietly Happy" by Scoredraw
    Disc 2
    1. "Flutes" [Sasha Remix] by Hot Chip
    2. "Running" by The Scumfrog
    3. "Let it Go" [Stanton Warriors Remix] by Michael Franti
    4. "Time" by Pachanga Boys
    5. "Summit" by Colombo
    6. "Express Yourself" by Diplo
    7. "One Type of Dark" [Ta-Ku Remix] by Ginger & the Ghost
    8. "Man On Fire" [Adam Freeland Remix] by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
    9. "Principles" by Benoit & Sergio
    10. "Scorpion Frog" by Infected Mushroom
    11. "Clubbing" by Colombo
    12. "Promised Land" by Joe Smooth


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