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ReBuilding Butte: A Short Documentary

The story:

We’re very excited to share with you the debut of ReBuilding Butte. This short documentary follows a heartfelt tiny house building project in response to the deadliest fire in California history in 2018 – The Camp Fire – that destroyed Paradise and surrounding Butte County communities. This story follow Alyssa Nolan-Cain, a local resident and mother of three who learned how to build tiny homes by watching YouTube videos. The tiny home build site became a place for recovery and community when it was most needed. This film is dedicated to all those who experienced loss from fire.

Upcoming Events!

 

We are excited to premiere this film both online and at a drive-in screening in Oroville, California. These are free, public events.

 

November 6, 2021: Drive-In Screening. Join us in Oroville, CA, to watch the film from your car!

November 8, 2021: Virtual Premiere. Watch the film together and hear from filmmaker and guest speakers.

This Film Has Been a 100% Volunteer Project

Please consider donating to Tiny Pine Foundation who are dedicated to building tiny homes for fire survivors and giving back to the local community.

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Film Director’s Statement:

When I first learned about Tiny Homes for Fire Survivors, I volunteered as a builder. This evolved into a two-year filmmaking journey and discovering that tiny houses have become a “tiny but mighty” solution around the world in response to major social and environmental issues we face today – like homelessness, reducing our carbon footprint, and families navigating displacement from wildfires. I’m fascinated by trauma and how people persevere at all odds. My goal as a filmmaker is to tackle tough topics in a hopeful and uplifting tone.

Meet the Film Crew

Amanda
Lipp

Director

Darcy
Totten

Producer

Quinn
Farley

Camera

Raphael
Fimm

Music

Darrin
Wood

Sound

Jordan
Radach

Graphics

Tim
Walton

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Behind the Scenes

Film Sponsors & Supporters

Thanks to those who supported post-production costs through our Seed & Spark fundraiser.

Heather Hatlo Porter, Co-Producer Linda Young & William O. Scott
Lisa Richardson, Co-Producer Sheilah Asher
Dads That Cook Pamela Lipp
Steve Campora Jeff & Dena Mojo
John Mounier Stella & Fritz Hoffman
Lacey Adelmann David & Lorrie Beeman
Donna Howard Chris Ferrell
Rhonda Stanley-Brooks Gary and Sandra Mihelish
Jacki Dirksmeyer Emily And Carly Samelson
Miranda Bard Becky Stewart
Benita Asher Alicia Schneider Balfrey
Peter Jilg Bob DePalma
Gary Susan & Reynolds Lisa
Aubrey Lara Graf Family
Chris Ferrell Eric Lay
Jane Weiner Jessie And Numa
Coffey Family Julia & Rick Adams



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