Synopsis: BARAKA is a mind-expanding, spiritual journey around the globe (shot in 24 countries on five continents), from director-cinematographer Ron Fricke (KOYAANISQATSI) and producer Mark Magidson (CHRONOS). Filmed entirely without dialogue in a stunning cascade of crystalline, time-lapse 70mm images, BARAKA is quite simply breathtaking.
SAMSARA, 2011, Oscilloscope Films, 102 min. Dir. Ron Fricke. Filmed over a period of five years and shot in 25 countries, this meditative documentary from Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson transports us to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial sites and natural wonders. By dispensing with dialogue and descriptive text, SAMSARA encourages interpretations inspired by the images and music that infuse the ancient with the modern.