Art and Life



In my previous post, On Struggle, I asked a series of questions that, hopefully, made you think about your view on life. In this post, I offer my perspective on the topic. This post is very long and may take a while to read.

“The task of a director is to pick out and join together the bits of sequential facts, focusing on what lies between them, while revealing what kind of chain holds them together.” (Sculpting Time, Andrei Tarkovsky)

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Baraka (film)

Baraka (means blessing) is a non-narrative film directed by Ron Fricke, who was a cinematographer for Koyaanisqatsi by Godfrey Reggio. Baraka has no plot, no storyline, no actor, no dialogues nor any voice-over. Instead, the film uses themes to present new perspectives and evoke emotion through pure cinema. Baraka is a kaleidoscopic, global compilation of both natural events and by fate, life and activities of man on Earth.

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