Qatsi trilogy

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The Qatsi trilogy is the informal name given to a series of three films produced by Godfrey Reggio and scored by Philip Glass:

The titles of all three films are words from the Hopi language, in which the word qatsi means "life."

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  • Man with a Movie Camera (1929) - a Russian silent film whose themes and editing resemble those seen in the Qatsi trilogy.

In addition to the Qatsi trilogy, the entire filmography of director Godfrey Reggio is produced in a similar style.

The films of Koyaanisqatsi cinematographer Ron Fricke also follow the Qatsi style. Among his oeuvre, his most notable releases are:

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