10/6: The Natural World Museum-Baraka Event
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Date: 2004-09-21, 5:57PM PDT
NATURAL WORLD MUSEUM PRESENTS
................. BARAKA .............................
Wednesday October 6, 2004
7:00PM – 9:00PM
$10/ $5 presale & students
Herbst International Exhibition Hall
Building 385 Moraga @ Montgomery
(south of the bowling center, off Arguello)
San Francisco Presidio
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Against a compelling backdrop of Environmental art,
Natural World Museum's Film series shows compelling
documentaries and movies with an environmental message.
NWM seeks to promote film as an organizing media
for people to engage in a social movement demanding
Baraka is an ancient Sufi word, which can be
translated as "a blessing, or as the breath, or
essence of life from which the evolutionary process
For many people Baraka, Ron Fricke's visual
masterpiece, is the definitive film in this style.
Breathtaking shots from around the world show the
beauty and destruction of nature and man. Watching
this film, the viewer is blessed with a dazzling
barrage of images that transcend language. Filmed in
24 countries and set to an ever-changing global
soundtrack, the movie draws some surprising
connections between various peoples and the spaces
they inhabit, whether that space is a lonely
mountaintop or a crowded cigarette factory.