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The Skirball Cultural Center Presents "POWAQQATSI" Film Screening

The film Powaqqatsi focuses on the cultures of Asia, India, Africa, the Middle East, and South America. With a breathtaking score by Philip Glass, the movie is expressed solely in visuals and music, and is a powerful exploration of the efforts of developing nations and the effect the transition to modernization has had on them.

Saturday, December 04, 2004
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
(exit Skirball Center Drive off the 405)
Los Angeles, CA

This 99 minute film (1988) is part of the series “THE WORLD NOW: GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING THROUGH ARTS AND CULTURE” and CINEMA Z, a monthly film series exploring the lives of great musicians and following musical traditions from around the world.


Special Instructions

Reservations are not necessary.

For more information please contact:


Tel: 310-440-4582


Sponsor(s): , The Skirball Cultural Center. Information on non-JSCASC events posted for informational purposes only and does not reflect endorsements by or opinions of African Studies Center personnel.

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