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This film is the follow-up to director Godfrey Reggio's dazzling Koyaanisqatsi - and is similarly made up of a series of impressionistic moving images, sometimes shocking, at other times beautiful, of the world around us, set to a hypnotic Philip Glass score. But while that film was subtitled "Life Out of Balance" and depicted the western world, Powaqqatsi (the word means, roughly,"parasite') is "Life in Transformation" - and concentrates on the industrialisation of the developing world, where many of the rituals and traditions shown here are disappearing fast.
Documentary about photographer Edward Burtynsky, shot as he travels round China taking pictures of the country's industrialising transformation.
14+ years 83 mins
A hypnotic and wordless vision of our complex and endangered world, cut to a mesmerising score by composer Philip Glass.
11+ years 86 mins
Third in the documentary series presenting jaw-dropping scenes from around the world, this one on technology, machinery and virtual reality.
14+ years 86 mins
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