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Desert Cloud

UK, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Graham Stevens

In a plea for the use of solar energy, this film shows a solar air structure operating entirely on atmospheric energy—inflating, forming, flying—then explores its use for producing water, food, shelter and transport.

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