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Exclusive: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'Visitors' With Godfrey Reggio, Steven Soderbergh, Philip Glass & Jon Kane In 8-Minute Look

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 30, 2014 12:45 PM
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"The stunningly photographed, often difficult, always transfixing film was not the most satisfying creation on display at TIFF, or for many cinemagoers, its most alluring. But it was without question its most important," correspondent Christopher Schobert wrote in his review of Godfrey Reggio's "Visitors" from Toronto last fall. "Here is a movie that defies simple interpretation and renders reviews—this one included—almost meaningless." And it's hardly a surprise the man behind the still influential trilogy "Koyaanisqatsi," "Powaqqatsi" and "Naqoyqatsi" has once again created a cinematic experience that is beyond words.

Contest: Win Tickets To Godfrey Reggio Film Series In New York, Signed 'Visitors' Poster, Qatsi Trilogy & More

With a background in activism and religion, director Godfrey Reggio's filmography displays a deep concern for humanity, the footprint we leave on the world around us, and our interactions with nature, technology and each other. But his choice of polemic is largely visual, with his revered Qatsi trilogy of films choosing to voice its concerns purely through images, and the haunting scores by Philip Glass. And his latest "Visitors" once again favors powerful visuals, this time through a feature composed of 74 distinct shots. Read More »

Watch: New Trailer For 'Koyaanisqatsi' Director Godfrey Reggio's 'Visitors'

  • By Ben Brock
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  • November 5, 2013 12:20 PM
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You really can't keep a good Steven Soderbergh down. Supposedly retired from directing after “Behind The Candelabra”, the hyperactive movie-maker is using his time off to lend his name to worthy cinematic projects, and none worthier than “Visitors,” which is to be “presented by” Soderbergh, and for which a new trailer has arrived below.

TIFF Review: 'Visitors' From Godfrey Reggio, The Director Of 'Koyaanisqatsi'

  • By Christopher Schobert
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  • September 9, 2013 4:09 PM
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The world premiere of Qatsi trilogy director Godfrey Reggio’s long-awaited and eagerly anticipated “Visitors” provided the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival with something extraordinarily unique: its greatest cinematic experience. The stunningly photographed, often difficult, always transfixing film was not the most satisfying creation on display at TIFF, or for many cinemagoers, its most alluring. But it was without question its most important. Here is a movie that defies simple interpretation and renders reviews — this one included—almost meaningless. Booking Reggio’s first film in more than a decade was always going to make waves; his immaculately filmed, non-narrative Qatsi trilogy—“Koyaanisqatsi” (1982), “Powaqqatsi” (1988), and “Naqoyqatsi” (2002)—is rightfully ranked among the most important artistic achievements of the last thirty years. But that was just part of the excitement

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