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.
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.
Date: Saturday, December 04, 2004
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
(exit Skirball Center Drive off the 405)
Los Angeles, CA United States
Cost: Free and open to the public; parking is free and plentiful.
Reservations are not necessary.
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.