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 […]

Rivers and tides

On 01/22/2011, in Art and artists, by arnout

Portrait of Andy Goldsworthy, an artist whose specialty is ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature. The documentary follows Goldsworthy on his trips through the land. Using nature to transform nature. Rivers and Tides is a 2001 documentary directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer about the British artist Andy Goldsworthy, who creates intricate and ephemeral sculptures from natural materials such as rocks, leaves, flowers, […]

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