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Miracle in the Desert

The Rise and Fall of the Salton Sea


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Miracle in the Desert: The Rise and Fall of the Salton Sea is an award-winning documentary film that tells the story of the Salton Sea from it's creation in 1905 to the current environmental crisis that it faces today.  


Director: Greg Bassenian

Editor:  Blake Harjes

Original Score:  Steven Gutheinz

Best Documentary Borrego Springs Film Festival

Official Selection 

Newport Beach 

Film Festival

Official Selection SF DOCS

Best Documentary - Borrego Springs

Film Fesitval




Upcoming Screenings

DRIVE IN SCREENING SEPT 26th - Camelot theaters Palms Springs at 7:30 pm

"a riveting documentary about the plight of the Salton Sea."

Greg Archer, Palm SPrings LIfe Magazine


"A complete, riveting and entertaining history of the Salton Sea. A must see!"

Joe Smith, NBC Palm Springs