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Baraka

Author: Lee ParkerRon FrickeMark MagidsonBob GreenGenevieve NicholasAll authors
Publisher: [Orland Park, Ill.] : MPI Home Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Anamorphic widescreen; Special collector's edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Shot in 24 countries on six continents, this film, without narration or dialogue, presents a visual spectacle emphasing religious ritual as well as addressing the human condition and the idea of humanity vis-à-vis nature.
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Genre/Form: Travelogues (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Videos (DVD)
Nonfiction films
Nature films
Documentary films
Time-lapse films
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Documentaries and factual films and video
Documentaires
Films sur la nature
Films autres que de fiction
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Parker; Ron Fricke; Mark Magidson; Bob Green; Genevieve Nicholas; Constantine Nicholas; Michael Stearns; David E Aubrey; Richard Vetter; Magidson Films.; MPI Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0788603248 9780788603242
OCLC Number: 47998855
Notes: "A World beyond words"--Container.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 1992.
Documentary.
"NR [i.e. not rated]"--Container.
Credits: Editors, Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, David E. Aubrey ; musical direction & original music composed by Michael Stearns ; consultants, Richard Vetter, Lee Parker.
Performer(s): No credits provided.
Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; Region 1 ; Anamorphic widescreen (16x9) ; 5.1 Dolby Digital or 2.0 Dolby Pro Logic ; 70 mm film transfer ; digitally remastered.
Contents: 1. Opening title --
2. Nepal morning --
3. Meditation --
4. Balinese "monkey" chant (Kecak) --
5. Volcanos / Organics --
6. Body adornment --
7. Dance --
8. Water journey --
9. Destruction --
10. Brazil favela / Cigarette factory --
11. Subway riders / Monk with bell --
12. City and manufacturing --
13. Chickens --
14. Calcutta foragers / Homeless --
16. War / Oil fires --
17. Steel workers / Death camps --
18. Tiananmen square / Stone figures --
19. Varanasi Sunrise --
20. Eclipse / Scared journey --
21. Rotating starfields --
22. End credits.
Responsibility: a Ron Fricke Film ; a production of Magidson Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ron Fricke ; produced by Mark Magidson ; concept & scenario by Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, Bob Green ; original treatment written by Genevieve Nicholas, Constantine Nicholas, Ron Fricke.

Abstract:

Shot in 24 countries on six continents, this film, without narration or dialogue, presents a visual spectacle emphasing religious ritual as well as addressing the human condition and the idea of humanity vis-à-vis nature.

Shot in 24 countries on six continents, this film, without narration or dialogue, presents a world-wide odyssey to capture the images which would tell the story of the earth's evolution and of human diversity, interconnectedness and impact on the surrounding world.

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