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Powaqqatsi

  • Release Date: May 03, 1988
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 37 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Godfrey Reggio

Synopsis

Powaqqatsi was the second of the feature-length "non narrative" films produced, directed and co-scripted by Godfrey Reggio. As in his earlier Koyaanisqatsi, Reggio utilizes a collage of sounds and gimmicked-up images to make a comment on modern life. And as in the earlier film, Reggio's onslaught of imagery is backed up by the music of Philip Glass. This time, Reggio concentrates on Third World cultures, and the way those cultures are perceived and sometimes exploited by the power merchants of the world...more

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