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The story:

The short documentary follows a heartfelt tiny home-building effort in response to the California ‘Camp Fire’ – the deadliest wildfire in CA history that completely destroyed Paradise, Concow, and other 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 is a place for recovery and community. This film is dedicated to all those who have lost their homes to fires – to inspire hope and innovation related to rebuilding.

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.




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

Quay
Roberts

Color

Jordan
Radach

Graphics

Tim
Walton

Archival

Film Distribution Partners:

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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