Burning Man: Art on Fire
Gerry Fox is a filmmaker and artist who has won major awards for his films about the world's leading contemporary artists including Gilbert and George, Claes Oldenburg, and Christian Boltanski. In recent years he has started making large-scale, multiple-screen site specific film installation works that have received wide attention and critical acclaim. His films have gone on to win a BAFTA, The Grand Prize at The Festival of Films on Art in Montreal, the Chicago Gold Hugo and The Prix Italia as well as being shown on ITV, BBC 1, and theatrically across the United States.
01: Burning Man: Art on Fire
"Burning Man: Art on Fire" follows the artists who create, build, and burn the main structures of the festival. FIlmed just after the death of the festival's founder, the artists must overcome the harsh Nevada desert, punishing deadlines, and dust storms, to create a flaming city of dreams.