Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sun, Aug 7, 2011
7:30pm
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Filmmaker In Person! Last Chance for Burning Man Courtyard Activities!
VOYAGE IN UTOPIA
Co-Presented with The Los Angeles League of Arts

Join us for our final Burning Man screening of the year before the big event in Black Rock City. Interactive activities and art installations begin at 1pm in the Egyptian's Courtyard.

Discussion following the film with filmmaker Laurent Le Gall.
VOYAGE IN UTOPIA
2007, 83 min, USA, Dir: Laurent Le Gall

Every year, tens of thousands of participants migrate to the vacant heart of the Wild West, the Black Rock desert in Nevada to celebrate Burning Man. Without a doubt the experience is extreme in this lost world of huge heat, desert storms, no shade, and no shops. Everybody must survive by themselves by bringing their own food and hopefully their good spirit. These “burners” mix their urban culture with a certain type of improvised tribalism. According to Larry Harvey, the principals are simple. Radical self expression and creation are absolute. No money here. All is based on a gift economy! With a strong emphasis on founder Larry Harvey and temple artist David Best, this chronicle of Burning Man 2002 expresses the scale and power of the Burning Man experience. Superb cinematography and editing are combined to make this is one of the most moving Burning Man videos ever produced. “VOYAGE IN UTOPIA is a remarkable piece of story telling. It does what our event is said to do : it evokes the inexpressible, it invites imagination to inhabit the unknown." - Larry Harvey.


Screening format: DVD
Egyptian Theatre • Sun, Aug 7, 2011 • 7:30pm
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