Gifting It: A Burning Embrace of Gift Economy

2002, NR, 74 min. Directed by Renea Roberts.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Mon., May 6, 2002

The Burning Man community and its gift-economy ethic partnered with radical self-reliance and self-expression form the focus of this documentary. Austin is featured as a regional burn.

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Gifting It: A Burning Embrace of Gift Economy, Renea Roberts

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