A visual montage portrait of our contemporary world dominated by gobalized technology and violence. In this cinematic concert, mesmerizing images are plucked from everyday reality, then visually altered with state-of-the-art digital techniques. The result is a chronicle of the shift from a world organized by the principles of nature to one dominated by technology, the synthetic and the virtual. Extremes of intimacy and spectacle, tragedy and hope fuse in a tidal wave of visuals and music, giving rise to a unique, artistic experience that reflects the vision of a brave new globalized world.—IMDb
Godfrey Reggio (born March 29, 1940) is an American director of experimental documentary films.
Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Reggio co-founded La Clinica de la Gente, a facility that provided medical care to 12,000 community members in Santa Fe, and La Gente, a community-organizing project in Northern New Mexico’s barrios. In 1963 he co-founded Young Citizens for Action, a community organization project that aided juveniles among the street gangs in Santa Fe. In 1972, he co-founded the Institute for Regional Education in Santa Fe, a non-profit foundation focused on media development, the arts, community organization, and research.
Reggio has been involved in many progressive political causes in the United States, including work for the American Civil Liberties Union, co-organizing a multi-media public interest campaign on the invasion of privacy and the use of technology to control behavior. Reggio resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico and is currently focusing… read more
If you are one of those searching for a story, characters, or even a happy endng or some stuff like that... it will be better if you spend your time watching another movie (It will be really painful to watch, almost impossible). But, if you are interested in visuals, a deep message behind each scene, and experiences beyond your perception... I guess you will be alright.
Really interesting visuals. It's flaw is a lack of interesting ideas. It goes for quantity instead of quality, saying a little about almost everything, rather than lots about a few things. Ultimately its reduced to being a cool way of saying things we already know and seeing things we've seen before.