Baraka

On 02/26/2012, in Mythology, Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, by werner

Baraka is a 1992 non-narrative film directed by Ron Fricke. The title Baraka means blessing in a multitude of languages, deriving from the Arabic بركة,[2] descending from a common Semitic ancestor and cognate to the Hebrew Baruch. Baraka has no plot, no storyline, no actors, no dialogue nor any voice-over. Instead, the film uses themes to present new steps and evoke emotion through pure cinema. Baraka is a kaleidoscopic, global compilation of both […]

PAGE ONE Inside the New York Times

On 02/26/2012, in Media, by thomas

Page One: Inside the New York Times is an American documentary film by Andrew Rossi, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media jointly acquired the U.S. distribution rights and released the film theatrically in Summer 2011. Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of the transformation of a media landscape fraught with both peril […]

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