Articles Posted in the " Samsara " Category

  • Conversation With Ron Fricke And Mark Magidson, The Filmmakers Behind Samsara And Baraka

    Interview and feature by EVA MORAVETZ Everyone is exhausted in the stifling August humidity at Upbeat Productions off Regent Street where I am scheduled to interview two distinguished collaborators, director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson, creators of such masterpieces as Chronos (1985), Baraka (1992) and the even more spectacular Samsara that premiered at the […]


  • Baraka (PG) (R/I) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Ron Fricke, US, 1992, 96 mins Review by Eva Moravetz It was American filmmaker Godfrey Reggio’s exceptional Koyaanisqatsi (1982), a non-verbal, visual, musical documentary calling attention to humankind’s impact on the environment that inspired its co-writer and cinematographer Ron Fricke to deliver this masterpiece of spiritual voyage around the globe, exactly 20 years ago. […]


  • Samsara (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Ron Fricke, USA, 2011, 102 mins Review by Eva Moravetz It’s been twenty years since American cinematographer-turned-film director Ron Fricke’s stunning, non-verbal, non-narrative, musical-visual journey Baraka (1992) – documenting humankind’s relationship with the universe – dazzled audiences around the world. Who can forget the melancholy expression of a Japanese snow monkey meditating in a […]


  • Samsara – Trailer

    SAMSARA is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for the filmmakers as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives.  Filmed over a period of almost five years and in twenty-five countries, SAMSARA transports us to sacred grounds, disaster […]


  • Samsara Official Teaser Trailer

    ARROW FILMS RELEASES SAMSARA IN THE UK & IRELAND ON 31st AUGUST 2012 Samsara is the sensational follow-up to the multi- award-winning Baraka – from acclaimed film-makers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson Arrow Films announce their plan to release SAMSARA across cinema screens in the UK and Ireland on 7th September 2012. SAMSARA is the next […]


  • 18th Bradford International Film Festival Full Line-Up Revealed

    The 18th Bradford International Film Festival in partnership with Virgin Media, (19-29 April) is proud to reveal its 2012 line-up of films which includes 27 UK feature film premieres, and a dozen short film premieres, representing filmmakers from over 20 countries. The Festival, hosted by the National Media Museum, opens with DAMSELS IN DISTRESS, the eagerly awaited fourth […]


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