"Every Wednesday night in Marfa, we have craft night," says Rachel Neel, its co-founder, "and it's like our church." The 2,000 citizens of the remote Southwest Texas town have created their own civilization, with its own routines, customs and celebrities. The short documentary below was posted with a longer description on Etsy, and takes us through the quietly thriving arts colony.

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