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The Dome

Adam Ray
Bart Santello
United States, 2017, 20 min.

In English.
This film is family friendly.

AIFF Award Winner:
Best of Arizona

At the borderlands of Southern Arizona in a remote town called Arivaca, an engineer, builder and solar power enthusiast has been toiling under the desert sun for over 10-years to hand construct an earthen structure that has no equal.

Director's Statement

I am excited to present a film made in the remote rural town of Arivaca, Arizona: "The Dome", which showcases in a strange unique perspective, the passion behind the creation of a Cob (straw/clay) structure by an eclectic individual - Bart Santello, whose diverse interests include solar power, natural building and filmmaking.

Category: Documentary, Festival Alum, Award Winner.
Themes: Arizona Film, Environment.

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