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Film: Koyaanisqatsi

Sunday, July 31, 2011
4:00 AM
Gates Lecture Hall, University of Michigan Biological Station on Douglas Lake, Pellston

This is part of the 2011 UMBS Environmental Film Series. It is free and open to the public.

Koyaanisqatsi (1982), Unrated, 86 minutes. The title is a Hopi Indian word meaning "life out of balance." Created between 1975 and 1982, the film is an apocalyptic vision of the collision of two different worlds -- urban life and technology versus the environment. The musical score was composed by Philip Glass.