Koyaanisqatsi

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  • Koyaanisqatsi Film Analysis

    Deconstruction of Koyaanisqatsi (Godfrey Reggio, 1983) by Natalie Bakeer Koyaansiqatsi is paced and sequenced in an interesting manner. The way the shots are sequenced, affect how people think and feel about the film. The pace of the shots, along with the powerful score, by Phillip Glass, determine the feelings viewers get as they watch it. Sometimes Reggio decided what to shoot only after Glass came up with the music that would end up energizing Reggio’s films. Reggio chose to shoot unscripted footage, shooting anything he thought looked good, and then worked on editing it into an hour-long film. It took 7 years to shoot, edit, and release this film (1975 – 1982). Plot The film starts out with calm wide shots and close ups of nature such…

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  • Analysis Of Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out Of Balance

    1. Koyaanisqatsi: Life out of balance, 1982, directed by Godfrey Rerggio; music composed by Philip Glass (in 5 minutes, usually a 85 minutes film); http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSTTOO5-xSI Koyaanisqatsi is a visual concert of images set to haunting music. I personally did not see a plot in the more modern way, but there are definitely scenarios, this video gave the power to the viewer to give value to the images and music. The video uses a technique of extensive time lapse photography,…

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  • How Does Technology Affect Socialization

    learning limitless and limited as if the internet crashes or data runs out then you must rely on old ways which some of the younger generation has almost none of. One downside to the improving technology is that libraries, as well as a few other places, are taking a hit with less customers coming in to check out books because they can just read it on their devices without ever opening a real cover. “To remain “relevant,” weave adopted practically every new Fad or technology that came along,…

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  • Time Machine In Brave New World

    slowly fading away the farther into the future the Time Traveller goes. This novel portrays machinery in a more progressive way. It allows the Time Traveller to make amazing new discoveries about the future of earth. It also is used as a tool for advancement and freedom of the once working class from the burdens of the upper class. Technology is used for gain and freedom. The enslavement of machinery is also observable within the life of the Eloi and the ultimate demise of the Time…

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  • Fuel Efficiency Invention

    environment”, these ideals are present in not just the auto industry now, but all areas of industry, commerce, and residential society. Automobiles even today are seen as the largest source of air pollution in the United States, and automotive manufacturers are developing ways to reducing the amount of pollution produced by automobiles. The technology and motives brought up from the discovery of global warming spread very quickly across society, and led to the United States government placing…

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  • Music Response Essay

    The songs I choose are Drupad Indian music; Georgian chanting; troubadour music; Handel: Messiah, Hallejuah Chorus; Bob Dylan, Like The Rolling Stone; Glass: koyaanisqatsi section and John Luther Adams: The Light that fills the world The Dhrupad music is chanting Vedic hymns and mantras. In the background there is string instrument playing in lower sound than the chanting completing it. It can be used as prayer, meditation and yoga. The Georgian Chant is liturgical music chanted in the church…

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  • The Pruitt-Igoe Myth Analysis

    arising from the social composition of the population. Many residents of the Pruitt-Igou complex lived off benefits/government subsidies. After numerous unsuccessful attempts to improve the crime situation in the residential complex, on March 16, 1972, the decision of the Federal Government was bombed the first building, then for two years - the rest were soon to follow. The complete area was cleared in 1976. In a sense, the destruction of Pruitt-Igou became for many a symbol of the collapse of…

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