Citizen Architect: Samual Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio


Filmmaker Samuel Wainwright Douglas and Big Beard Films present the documentary "Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio" about the late Samuel "Sambo" Mockbee, founder of the Rural Studio. Mockbee pioneered the "radical, educational design/build" approach of the Rural Studio to address destitute living conditions and poverty in rural Hale County, Alabama.

CMPBS served as the fiscal sponsor for the film which debuted at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas.

Please visit the film's website for more information about the film and screenings.