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Koyaanisqatsi screening in Glasgow with live score by Urban Farm Hand

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Koyaanisqatsi screening in Glasgow with live score by Urban Farm Hand

Organised by Take One Action to mark the lead up to the global climate change talks in Copenhagen and the national climate change march in Glasgow on Saturday 5 December this screening of Godfrey Reggio’s still prescient 1982 film collage will be scored live by Scottish ensemble Urban Farm Hand.

GFT, Glasgow on Mon 30 Nov.

Koyaanisqatsi

  • 4 stars
  • 1983
  • US
  • 87 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Godfrey Reggio

Philip Glass' soundtrack and Ron Fricke's cinematography are the twin pillars of the narrative voice in this first film of Reggio's 'qatsi' trilogy. It opens with a single deep red word, some archaic cave drawings and a mournful hum. All of which represents our collective 'life out of balance', a translation from the Hopi…

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