United States 2017, 7 min, English, No Subtitles

Buckminster Fuller was a man of extraordinary vision. As a philosopher, architect, urban planner, and inventor, his list of ideas was almost infinite, but all meant for one purpose: creating a wonderful, sustainable life for all, here on Spaceship Earth. The geodesic dome, Fuller’s most famous invention, was supposed to cover the face of the earth and provide safe, pleasant, and easily built shelter for the masses. Come on in, join Buckminster Fuller for a tour of his dome in Illinois, and listen to his musings about the future.

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Directors, Production & Cinematography: Sam Green, Gary Hustwit
Production Company: Scenic Vr
Editing: Maya Tippett, Sam Green, Gary Hustwit
Music: Yo La Tengo, T. Griffin
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Sam Green is a New York-based documentary filmmaker. Sam was nominated for an Academy Award for his 2004 feature-length film The Weather Underground. His most recent projects are the “live documentaries” The Measure of All Things, The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, and Utopia in Four Movements.

Gary Hustwit is the director of the design documentaries Helvetica (2007), Objectified (2009), and Urbanized (2011). Gary’s films have been broadcast on PBS, BBC, HBO and have been screened in over 300 cities worldwide. He's been named one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company.