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Powaqqatsi (Motion picture)

This visually spectacular film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, this experimental film masterfully portrays the human cost of progress.

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  • "Powaqqatsi [widescreen]"
  • "Life in transformation"
  • "Life in transformation"@en
  • "Powaqqatsi : la vie en transformation"

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  • "This visually spectacular film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, this experimental film masterfully portrays the human cost of progress."@en
  • "Examination of the ways of life on our planet focusing on the people of the third world and how they express themselves through work, traditions, craftsmanship and creativity."
  • ""Less a documentary in the usual sense of the term than a medley of images set to music, film will stir up the same controversy as its predecessor over the way it uses images of the Third World in a highly estheticized film language. Title of the film comes from two Hopi Indian words meaning a magician who lives at the expense of others. The evil magician is the North of industrial exploitation; but film shows only its victim, the native cultures of the South (i.e., Third World), disappearing into misery"--Variety review, March 16, 1988."@en
  • ""Less a documentary in the usual sense of the term than a medley of images set to music, film will stir up the same controversy as its predecessor over the way it uses images of the Third World in a highly estheticized film language. Title of the film comes from two Hopi Indian words meaning a magician who lives at the expense of others. The evil magician is the North of industrial exploitation; but film shows only its victim, the native cultures of the South (i.e., Third World), disappearing into misery"--Variety review, March 16, 1988."
  • "Powaqqatsi examines ways of life on our planet. The overall focus is on the people of the Third World and how they express themselves through work and traditions. Powaqqatsi is about contrasting ways of life, and how the lure of technology and mega-cities are affecting small-scale indigenous cultures. DVD."
  • "This film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress."@en
  • "A visual collage with scenes from various cultures around the world showing how the lure of technology and of mega-cities is affecting small-scale indigenous cultures. Filmed in Brazil, Egypt, Kenya, Peru, India, Hong Kong, Israel, France, Nepal, and Berlin."@en
  • "Powaqqatsi è il secondo episodio della trilogia 'Qatsi', e racconta l'impatto del progresso sull'ambiente."
  • "By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, the movie portrays the human cost of progress."@en
  • "A juxtaposition of images of ancient cultures with those of modern life."@en
  • ""Juxtaposes images of ancient cultures with those of modern life [in industrialized societies], masterfully portraying the human cost of progress"--Container."@en
  • "Deuxième volet d'une triologie (Qatsi) sans commentaire tournée sur plusieurs continents. Document qui vise à sensibiliser sur l'exploitation humaine. En juxtaposant les cultures traditionnelles des pays en développement aux attraits des technologies sur les cultures indigènes, le document propose une réflexion sur la diversité culturelle et sur la transformation des civilisations."
  • ""This film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress.""@en
  • "Feature film from the USA. A visual montage of human existence and technology in the third world and western society. Accompanied by the music of Philip Glass."
  • ""This film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress."--Envase."@en
  • "Powaqqatsi is an Hopi Indian word meaning life in transformation, and the film is about how expanding technology and mega-cities are affecting small-scale indigenous cultures. It was filmed in Brazil, Egypt, Kenya, Peru, India, Hong Kong, Israel, France, Nepal and Berlin."
  • "Powaqqatsi is a hypnotic "experience" that examines ways of life on our planet. The overall focus is on the people of the Third World and how they express themselves through work and traditions. Powaqqatsi is about contrasting ways of life, and how the lure of technology and mega-cities are affecting small-scale indigenous cultures."@en
  • "Sin guión, la película comunica directamente a través de sus imágenes, desarrollando su propio ritmo, mostrando escenas de manipulación y destrucción humanas. Consta de cinco capítulos que narran la historia y la cultura del hombre desde los rituales más antiguos hasta la febril vida de las modernas ciudades."

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  • "Experimental films"@en
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  • "Documentaries and factual films and video"@en
  • "Documentaries and factual films and video"
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  • "Cine documental"@en
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  • "Documentary films"@en
  • "Documentals"
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  • "Nonfiction films"@en
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  • "Powaqqatsi (Motion picture)"@en
  • "Powaqqatsi : Life in transformation"
  • "Powaqqatsi : Life in Transformation"
  • "Powaqqatsi : life in transformation"
  • "Powaqqatsi : life in transformation"@en
  • "Powaqqatsi Life in transformation"
  • "Powaqqatsi Life in transformation"@en
  • "Powaqqatsi"@en
  • "Powaqqatsi"
  • "Powaqqatsi (Pel·lícula cinematogràfica)"
  • "Powaqqatsi vida en transformación"
  • "Powaqqatsi life in transformation"@es
  • "Powaqqatsi life in transformation"
  • "Powaqqatsi life in transformation"@en
  • "Powaqqatsi [life in transformation]"

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