Koyaanisqatsi - Koyaanisqatsi Directedby:GodfreyReggio...

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Directed by: Godfrey Reggio 16:54 Release date 1982  More of an essay then a narrative  Koyaanisqatsi     —‘Life out of balance’, ‘disaster’, ‘chaos’, ‘crazy life’, ‘life in  turmoil’, ‘life disintegrating’, ‘state of life that calls for another way of living’ Three prophecies: “If we take precious things from the land, we will invite disaster” “Near the day of purification, there will be cobwebs swung back and forth” “A container of ashes might one day be thrown from the sky, which can burn the  land and oil the ocean” Aesthetic emotions  of wonder, beauty and sublime  Joy, frustration, impatience, delight, amazement  De Botton     —on the sublime  Reflects the human/personal  Technological sublime  transformation to human  o Skyscrapers, power plant  Lost the sense of nature Human dominion  Speed/time 
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course IAH 207 taught by Professor Johns during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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