Spark: A Burning Man Story

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The stunning and provocative new documentary SPARK: A Burning Man Story provides an inside look at the Burning Man organization and the challenges it is facing as it grows in global recognition and popularity. (c) Spark

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Critic Reviews for Spark: A Burning Man Story

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (6)

  • Perhaps most surprising, even the festival footage is ho-hum. We feel a distance, instead of being flies on the wall. (Or should we say, on the desert floor?)

    Sep 5, 2013 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • As a spectacle and as an idea, Burning Man is strange and beautiful.

    Aug 22, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Has some lively moments but falls short of expectations.

    Aug 22, 2013 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • More time spent on the ground, and with the attendees, would have been ideal, especially since this may be as close as many viewers get to joining in.

    Aug 16, 2013 | Full Review…
  • Since we can't all attend Burning Man, we can be thankful for "Spark," which is probably the next best thing.

    Aug 15, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • As an official history, Spark shines adequate light; I just wish it had spent a little more time on the shadows.

    Aug 13, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Spark: A Burning Man Story

  • Sep 10, 2013
    The most captivating parts were the interviews with the founder(s) and behind the scenes of the DPW, and more time spent on those (and related) subjects would have elevated this movie. Entertaining / educational film nonetheless, and the high production value gives it a good boost over other BM docs.
    Ed K Super Reviewer

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