May 1st, 2014  |  Filed under Events/Happenings

“One Couch at a Time” Screening at BMHQ

May 1st, 2014  |  Filed under Events/Happenings

What would you share with a stranger?

What would you share with a stranger?

WHAT: “One Couch at a Time” Feature Film Screening & “Rules of the House: Burning Man Gift Culture” Short plus Panel Discussion with Filmmaker, Alexandra Liss and Dan Porras
WHEN: Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 7:30p – 10:15p.
WHERE: Burning Man HQ, 660 Alabama Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94110
COST: “Pay What You Can” Sliding Scale $1-$20
RSVP: rsvp here: rsvp (at) burningman.com

“One Couch at a Time” follows protagonist and veteran CouchSurfer, Alexandra Liss, through 21 countries, 6 subcontinents, for 7 months using CouchSurfing.org. She ends her journey at Burning Man where realizes the beauty of the gift. The film pushes us to ask ourselves, “What would YOU be willing to share with a stranger?”

Short film “Rules of the House: Burning Man Gift Culture” by Dan Porras will kick off the evening.

Doors open at 7:30p with programming beginning at 7:50p. The ninety minute film begins at 8:30p and will be preceded by a panel about the sharing economy including “One Couch” filmmaker Alexandra Liss, “Rules” filmmaker Dan Porras, Couch Surfing founder Casey Fenton. Light appetizers will be open during the first twenty minutes of the event.

Space is limited and all guests must RSVP to rsvp here: rsvp (at) burningman.com no later than Monday, Tuesday, May 13th, 2014.

This is a fundraiser for the Burning Man Project, Burning Man’s newest non-profit, and it is a “pay what you can” sliding scale donation of $1-$20.

To learn more and watch the trailer, check out the film’s website at www.onecouchatatime.com.


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